Cheng-hua: Year 2, Month 10, Day 28
5 Dec 1466
The chieftain Ban Tai and others who had been sent by Dao Pai-le, the Chief of the Meng-lian Chief's Office in Yun-nan, came to Court and offered tribute of horses and local products. Clothing, variegated silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 40, page 704