Tian-qi: Year 1, Month 12, Day 15
26 Jan 1622
Dao Men-zhi, the native official of Zhen-kang Subprefecture in Yun-nan, presented female elephants and local products. The Grand Coordinator Shen Jing-jie requested permission to forward these elephants and local products to the Court, and that the number of elephants to be procured for the Court by the province be reduced accordingly. This was Imperially approved.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 126, page 856