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Yong-le: Year 9, Month 2, Day 2

24 Feb 1411

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The eunuch Zhang Qian and others were sent as envoys to the country of Bo-ni, carrying Imperial orders. They were to confer upon the king, Xia-wang, 120 bolts of brocaded fine silks, silk gauzes and variegated thin silks and to confer rewards, as appropriate, upon his chieftains.

Tai-zong: juan 113.1b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 12, page 1438

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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-9-month-2-day-2, accessed October 23, 2019