Jing-tai: Year 4, Month 7, Day 28
1 Sep 1453
The three offices of Guang-dong memorialized: "The Supervising Secretary Pan Ben-yu and others who were sent as envoys to Champa have returned. A search of their ship revealed that the Judge Luo Fu and others, a total of 242 persons from the "Imperial Force for Voyages to the Fan" had brought back a total of 1,933 jin of ivory comb blanks, ebony, tin, bees-wax and other goods. All of these goods should be confiscated." It was ordered that the offices return all of the goods to the people they had been taken from.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 33, page 5065