Jia-jing: Year 20, Month 4, Day 20
15 May 1541
An Imperial proclamation was promulgated noting: ".... In the areas of Guang-dong/Guang-xi and Yun-nan, because of the conscription and transport duties related to the expedition against Annam, the people have suffered greatly. The grand coordinators of these places are to put efforts into showing sympathy to the people....."
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 82, page 4996