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Yong-le: Year 20, Month 11, Day 19

2 Dec 1422

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The envoy Ba-di Xiao-ma-mo and others who had been sent by Yang Wei-xi-sha, the Western king of the country of Java, offered tribute of local products. One hundred ding of paper money, and three bolts each of ramie-silk, silk gauzes (sha) and silk gauzes (luo) were conferred upon Ba-di Xiao-ma-mo. Other rewards, as appropriate, were conferred upon the attendants. In addition, it was ordered that 32 bolts of ramie-silk and 12 bolts each of silk gauzes (sha) and silk gauzes (luo) be conferred upon Yang Wei-xi-sha.

Tai-zong: juan 253.1a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 14, page 2357

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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-20-month-11-day-19, accessed October 17, 2019