Cheng-hua: Year 23, Month 3, Day 11
4 Apr 1487
Tao-meng Dao Ken-liang (Alt: Tao-meng Dao Ken-hen) and others, who had been sent by Si Liu-fa of Jin-sha River in Meng-yang, Yun-nan, came to Court to offer tribute of elephants, horses and gold and silver utensils. A banquet, as well as variegated silks and paper money, as appropriate, were conferred upon them.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 50, page 4867