Cheng-hua: Year 21, Month 10, Day 10
16 Nov 1485
The chieftain Zhao Sao and others who had been sent by the Che-li Military and Civilian Pacification Superintendency in Yun-nan, came to Court and offered tribute of elephants, horses, gold and silver utensils and other goods. Clothing, variegated silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them. It was also ordered that they take Imperial orders as well as patterned brocades and variegated to confer, on their return, upon the native official and his wife.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 50, page 4576