Jia-jing: Year 16, Month 8, Day 21
24 Sep 1537
The Censor-in-chief Wang Jun, superintendent of the Ting-zhang Circuit in Southern Jiang-xi, requested, due to the current disturbance in Annam, that the eight-tenths of the silver obtained through salt tax which it had originally been proposed to forward, be retained in Gan-zhou Prefecture to be used for the raising of troops. The Ministry of Revenue re-submitted the memorial with its endorsement. The request was approved.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 80, page 4255