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Yong-le: Year 4, Month 8, Day 14

25 Sep 1406

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Bu Po-liang-wei-jiao-lan-de-sheng-na-mo, the grandson of the king of the country of Champa, and others who had been sent by Zhan-ba Di-lai, the king of the country of Champa, came to Court and offered tribute of a white elephant and local products. They said that the Li bandits of Annam had repeatedly seized their territory and carried off their people and they requested that troops be sent to punish Li. A total of 200 liang of silver, two sets of clothing made from patterned fine silks interwoven with gold thread and two sets made from silk gauze interwoven with gold thread, 100 ding of paper money and 14 bolts of patterned fine silks and silk gauzes were conferred upon the royal grandson. Paper money, silks and suits of clothing, as appropriate, were conferred upon his attendants. The Ministry of Rites was ordered to banquet them in reward.

Tai-zong: juan 58.2b-3a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 0848/49

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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-8-day-14, accessed September 23, 2019