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Jing-tai: Year 4, Month 5, Day 15

21 Jun 1453

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The interpreter Lin Xuan who had been sent by Ba-la-wu, the king of the country of Java, came to Court and offered tribute of two white deer, a cassowary (火雞), a white monkey and a red parrot. Paper money, silks and other goods were conferred upon him.

Ying-zong: juan 229.5b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 33, page 5008

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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/jing-tai/year-4-month-5-day-15, accessed June 27, 2019