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Yong-le: Year 3, Month 7, Day 13

7 Aug 1405

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The chieftain Hun Dian and others who had been sent by Dao Xian-da, the pacification superintendent of the Laos Military and Civilian Pacification Superintendency* came to Court and offered tribute of elephants and local products. A total of 550 ding of paper money, 36 bolts of fine silks and 36 bolts of other silks were conferred upon Dao Xian-da, while paper money, as appropriate, was conferred upon Hun-dian and the others. *Other references to Dao Xian-da describe him as the pacification superintendent of Che-li.

Tai-zong: juan 44.3a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 10, page 0693/94

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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-3-month-7-day-13, accessed October 23, 2019