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Zheng-tong: Year 5, Month 9, Day 8

3 Oct 1440

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The chieftains separately sent by Dao Ba-xian, the native-official pacification superintendent of the Che-li Pacification Superintendency and by Dao Zhao-san, the native-official pacification superintendent of the Ba-bai/Da-dian Pacification Superintendency, both in Yun-nan, came to Court and offered tribute of elephants, horses, gold and silver utensils, as well as elephant tusks, rhinoceros horns and other local products. A banquet as well as variegated silks, paper money, thin silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them.

Ying-zong: juan 71.4b-5a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 25, page 1376/77

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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-9-day-8, accessed January 21, 2021