Wan-li: Year 19, Month 6, Day 1
20 Jul 1591
The Ministry of War re-submitted a memorial: "Since special officials were established in Wei-zhou to guard the Lei-zhou and Lian-zhou pearl-beds, the foreign pirates have been driven far off and the domestic thieves have been captured. The achievements of the Mobile Corps Commander Chen Zhen and the Administration Vice Commissioner Gong Xi-jue should be rewarded at the highest level." This was approved.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 106, page 4387