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Zheng-tong: Year 3, Month 9, Day 24

12 Oct 1438

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The envoy Bu-sha-pa Ma-tu and others who had been sent by Zhan-ba Di-lai, the king of the country of Champa; the interpreter Nai Ma-sha and others who had been sent by Xi-li Ma-ha-lai, the king of the country of Siam; and the chieftain Zhao-gang Dao Keng-meng and others from the Meng-lian Chief's Office in Yun-nan; came to Court and offered tribute. They presented a memorial and offered tribute of horses, elephant tusks, rhinoceros horn and other local products. A banquet as well as patterned fine silks interwoven with gold thread and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them.

Ying-zong: juan 46.7b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 24, page 898

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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-tong/year-3-month-9-day-24, accessed December 11, 2019