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Yong-le: Year 20, Month 5, Day 8

28 May 1422

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The envoy Ya-lie Tian-you and others, a total of 250 persons, who had been sent by Yang Wei-xi-sha, the Western king of the country of Java, offered tribute of local products. The Heir Apparent ordered the Ministry of Rites to banquet them in reward, in accordance with the regulations.

Tai-zong: juan 249.1a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 14, page 2321/22

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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-5-day-8, accessed October 22, 2019