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Yong-le: Year 7, Month 10, Day 27

3 Dec 1409

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The envoy Xia-er-zhi-nei-mi-xu and others, a total of 59 persons who had been sent by Ai-ya-si-ding, the king of the country of Bengal, and Zai-nu-li A-bi-ding, the king of the country of Samudera, offered tribute of horses and local products. Paper money, silks and suits of clothing interwoven with gold thread were conferred upon the envoys.

Tai-zong: juan 97.4a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 12, page 1285

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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-7-month-10-day-27, accessed October 23, 2019