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Zheng-tong: Year 5, Month 2, Day 2

5 Mar 1440

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The envoy Bu-sha-pa Ji-ge and others who had been sent by Zhan-ba Di-lai, the king of the country of Champa to present a memorial, came to the Court and offered tribute of purple (royal ?) elephants (紫象) and local products. A banquet as well as variegated silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them.

Ying-zong: juan 64.1a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 25, page 1215

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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-5-month-2-day-2, accessed September 17, 2019