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Jing-tai: Year 1, Month 8, Day 14

19 Sep 1450

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The Minister of War Hou Jin died. Jin (zi Ting-yu) had his origins in Ze Subprefecture in Shan-xi...He was appointed as a Messenger and sent to fan lands...He assisted the Minister Wang Ji in the expedition against Lu-chuan and was promoted to vice minister of the right in the Ministry of Rites. Subsequently, he was ordered to take on the post of grand defender in Yun-nan and act as circumstances dictated. He again waged an attack against the remnant Lu-chuan bandits. Subsequently, he was transferred to vice minister of the left in the Ministry of War...

Ying-zong: juan 195.9b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 31, page 4126

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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/jing-tai/year-1-month-8-day-14, accessed October 23, 2019