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Yong-le: Year 4, Month 1, Day 12

31 Jan 1406

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The envoy Chen Wei-da and others who had been sent by Du-ma-ban, the Western king of the country of Java, came to Court and offered as tribute pearls, coral, "kong-qing" (空青) and other products. Cash, paper money and variegated silks were conferred upon them.

Tai-zong: juan 50.3a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 10, page 0750/51

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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-4-month-1-day-12, accessed November 17, 2019