Cheng-hua: Year 19, Month 8, Day 24
25 Sep 1483
Tao-meng Sao-ying and others who had been sent by Nang Han-nong and Si Bing-fa of Bao-jing in Meng-mi and Long-gang in Meng-mu, both in Mu-bang, Yun-nan, came to Court, memorialized on matters and offered tribute of gold, precious stones, elephant tusks and other goods. A banquet, as well as clothing, variegated silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them. They were also instructed to take Imperial orders, as well as silk gauzes (luo), silks and other goods to confer, on their return, on Nang Han-nong and so on.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 48, page 4119