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Yong-le: Year 9, Month 6, Day 29

19 Jul 1411

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As the government troops who had accompanied Zheng He to the fan lands had travelled over great distances, suffered many hardships, realized such achievements and had now returned, the Emperor ordered the eunuch Zhao Wei-shan and Li Zhi-gang, a director within the Ministry of Rites to go to provide a banquet in reward to the troops at Tai-cang.

Tai-zong: juan 116.5a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 12, page 1483

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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-6-day-29, accessed September 23, 2017