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Jing-tai: Year 3, Month 6, Day 20

6 Jul 1452

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As the Heir Apparent had been formally designated, Chen Dun, director of the Bureau of Records within the Ministry of Personnel and Chen Jin, director of the Hu-guang Office within the Ministry of Justice were sent as chief envoys and Li Kuan, a director of the Messenger Office and Guo Zhong-nan, a Messenger, were sent as deputy envoys, to carry Imperial orders of proclamation for the instruction of the two countries of Korea and Annam. A set of clothing made of silk gauze (luo) interwoven with gold thread and 500 guan of paper money each were conferred upon Dun and the others.

Ying-zong: juan 217.5a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 33, page 4685/86

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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-3-month-6-day-20, accessed November 20, 2019