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Yong-le: Year 8, Month 1, Day 20

23 Feb 1410

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The Minister of Rites was ordered to confer paper money for travelling expenses upon the envoys from the country of Java. The chief envoy and deputy envoy were each given 100 ding, the interpreter was given 80 ding, the chieftains given 60 ding and the attendants each given 40 ding.

Tai-zong: juan 100.1b-2a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 12, page 1304/05

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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-8-month-1-day-20, accessed October 17, 2019