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Jia-jing: Year 43, Month 2, Day 1

12 Feb 1564

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Yun-nan presented to the Court over 760 liang of precious stones. The Emperor disliked their fragmentary nature and small size and ordered that blue and red stones with a diameter of two cun and yellow stones with a diameter of one cun as well as purple crystal stones be obtained and presented.

Shi-zong: juan 530.1a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 90, page 8631

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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://www.epress.nus.edu.sg/msl/reign/jia-jing/year-43-month-2-day-1, accessed June 27, 2019