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Cheng-hua: Year 22, Month 7, Day 16

15 Aug 1486

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It was Imperially commanded that merchants be summoned to purchase 34,100-plus yin of tax salt from the Hei, Bai, An-ning and Wu-jing Salt Supervisorates in Yun-nan, in order to provide for the due needs of the border troops. It was stipulated that each yin be sold for four qian five fen [of silver]. This was ordered in accordance with a request by the Censor-in-Chief Cheng Zong, grand coordinator of Yun-nan.

Xian-zong: juan 280.4a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 50, page 4721

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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://epress.nus.edu.sg/msl/reign/cheng-hua/year-22-month-7-day-16, accessed July 17, 2020