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Wan-li: Year 1, Month 3, Day 4

5 Apr 1573

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The Vice Minister Yin Zheng-mao, military superintendent of Guang-dong/Guang-xi, memorialized: "The yi envoys sent by Hua-zhao-song (Alternatives: Hua-tai-zhu or Hua-zhao-zhu), the king of the country of Siam, have come to present tribute of local products. They claim that the seal and tally-slips which were originally conferred [upon their country] were destroyed by fire when the country of Dong-niu) attacked and destroyed their cities, and they have requested that replacements be supplied." The matter was sent to the Ministry of Rites for deliberation.

Shen-zong: juan 11.2a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 97, page 365

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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/wan-li/year-1-month-3-day-4, accessed May 22, 2019