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Hong-zhi: Year 9, Month Intercalary 3, Day 17

29 Apr 1496

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The Yun-nan Surveillance Vice Commissioner Zhao Jiong composed 12 poems falsely claiming achievements in soothing and taming Meng-mi and Mu-bang, and hoping to conceal his crime of deploying yi troops without authority, which gave rise to disturbances and resulted in defeat. The Ministry of War re-submitted the memorialized impeachment report by the Office of Scrutiny for War and requested that he be punished. The Emperor ordered the regional inspecting censor to arrest and investigate him, and then advise.

Xiao-zong: juan 111.3b-4a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 55, page 2024/25

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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-zhi/year-9-month-intercalary-3-day-17, accessed July 17, 2020