Jia-jing: Year 40, Month 2, Day 1
14 Feb 1561
... and Mu Gao, the native-official prefect of the Li-jiang Military and Civilian Prefecture in Yun-nan, presented wood worth 2,800 liang of silver. It was Imperially commanded... and that Gao be given the robes of a civil official of the third rank. Further, it was commanded that in his original prefectural post he be promoted one grade in prestige title and that he be appointed as deputy grand master. They were all given title patents.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 89, page 8185