Jia-jing: Year 45, Month 2, Day 19
10 Mar 1566
The Ministry of Rites memorialized 11 proposals in respect of the examination and selection of translation students: ".....11. All the teachers and students of the Ava-Burma department have died. The grand defender and grand coordinator should be instructed to carry out wide enquiries so as to find replacements." These proposals were approved by Imperial command.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 91, page 8934/35