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Yong-le: Year 19, Month 1, Day 25

26 Feb 1421

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The envoys sent by the 16 countries of Hormuz, Aden, Zu-fa-er, La-sa, Bu-la-wa, Mogadishu, Calicut, Cochin, Jia-yi-le, Sri Lanka, Liu Shan, Nan-bo-li, Samudera, Aru, Melaka and Gan-ba-li, offered tribute of fine horses and local products. It was ordered that the Ministry of Rites banquet them in reward.

Tai-zong: juan 233.5a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 14, page 2255

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Geoff Wade, translator, Southeast Asia in the Ming Shi-lu: an open access resource, Singapore: Asia Research Institute and the Singapore E-Press, National University of Singapore, http://epress.nus.edu.sg/msl/reign/yong-le/year-19-month-1-day-25, accessed October 19, 2019