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Zheng-de: Year 10, Month 4, Day 19

2 May 1515

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The attendant minister Ruan Gui-ya, who had come from the country of Annam to offer tribute, memorialized that their boat had been damaged at the Liang Village Rapids in Long Subprefecture, that 50 bolts of thin silks intended as tribute had been damaged by water and that the Messenger Ruan Wen-huan had been crushed against a rock and had died. The Ministry of Rites deliberated and requested that compassion and forgiveness be shown to them and that sympathy be demonstrated for the deceased. An Imperial order was issued noting that the water-damaged thin silks be considered as having been accidently damaged and that, in respect of the deceased Messenger, the (text lost...)

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Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 0, page

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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/zheng-de/year-10-month-4-day-19-0, accessed November 20, 2019