Yong-le: Year 7, Month 2, Day 2
16 Feb 1409
The envoy A-bu-la Jia-xin and others who had been sent by Bai-li-mi-su-la, the king of the country of Melaka, came to Court and offered tribute of local products. Paper money and patterned fine silks were conferred upon them. Further, the Ministry of Rites was ordered to confer variegated silks upon the king.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 1163