Cheng-hua: Year 5, Month 8, Day 18
23 Sep 1469
Tao Pai-xian (Alt: Tao-meng Pai-xian) and others who had been sent by Han Le-fa, the native-official pacification superintendent of the Mu-bang Military and Civilian Pacification Superintendency, and Tao-meng Men-gai and others who had been sent by Dao Men-jia, the native-official magistrate of Zhen-kang Subprefecture, both in Yun-nan, came to Court and offered tribute of horses, gold and silver utensils and other goods. Clothing, variegated silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them. In addition, silk gauzes and silks were given to Tao-meng Men-gai and so on to confer, on their return, upon the native officials and their wives.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 42, page 1381