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Yong-le: Year 9, Month 7, Day 16

5 Aug 1411

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The people sent separately by Sha-mi-di, the king of the country of Calicut; Ke-yi-li, the king of the country of Cochin; Zai-nu-li A-bi-ding, the king of the country of Samudera; Su-lu-tang Hu-xian, the king of the country of Aru; Ba-li-mi-su-la Da-luo Xi-ni, the king of the country of Pahang; Ma-ha-la-zha Ku-ma-er, the king of the country of Kelantan; the king of the country of Nan-wu-li; Ge-bu-zhe-ma, the chieftain of the country of Jia-yi-le; and Ba-di Di-man, the ruler of Xin Cai-cai (Alt: Xin-Cai Village, Xin-zhuang Village) in the country of Java, presented memorials and offered tribute of local products. Headwear and belts, variegated silks and paper money were conferred upon the envoys. The Ministry of Rites was ordered to confer a banquet upon them.

Tai-zong: juan 117.2a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 12, page 1487/88

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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-7-day-16, accessed April 24, 2017