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Yong-le: Year 19, Month 1, Day 30

3 Mar 1421

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The envoys from the 16 countries of Hormuz and so on departed on their return to their countries. Paper money and biao-li of silks were conferred upon them. In addition, the Eunuch Director Zheng He and others were sent with Imperial orders, together with brocades, fine silks, silk gauzes, damasks and thin silks to confer upon the kings of these countries. They departed together with the envoys.

Tai-zong: juan 233.5b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 14, page 2256

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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-30, accessed May 26, 2017