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Hong-wu: Year 20, Month Intercalary 6, Day 12

27 Jul 1387

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The Fu-jian Regional Military Commission was ordered to oversee the preparation of 100 sea-going ships. Guang-dong was to prepare double that number. They were also required to arrange weapons and grain rations and meet in Zhe-jiang in the ninth month (Oct/Nov 1387) to wait before leaving for Champa to capture the Japanese yi (倭夷).

Tai-zu: juan 182.7b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 6, page 2752

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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-intercalary-6-day-12, accessed September 18, 2019