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Hong-wu: Year 20, Month 6, Day 21

6 Jul 1387

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Yang Da-yong, a registrar in the Office of Transmission, was ordered to proceed to Yun-nan to train troops. At this time, the Bai-yi had repeatedly caused troubles on the border and the Emperor wanted to despatch troops to pacify them. Previously, the Xi-ping Marquis Mu Ying and the various commanders had been ordered to make plans for the border. At this time, Da-yong was sent to go and train troops. When Da-yong reached Yuan-jiang and other prefectures, the native offices asked for 50,000 troops to await deployment.

Tai-zu: juan 182.5a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 6, page 2747/48

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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/hong-wu/year-20-month-6-day-21, accessed July 05, 2020