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Wan-li: Year 22, Month 10, Day 3

14 Nov 1594

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The Fu-jian Grand Coordinator Xu Fu-yuan memorialized: "The son of the head chieftain of Luzon has complained that some of our evil people who had attached themselves to their tribe, had attacked and killed his father, before stealing valuables and fleeing." The Ministry of War re-submitted the memorial and proposed: "We should capture the offenders and punish them in accordance with the law. Further, we should entertain and send back the chieftain's envoy both to strengthen their desire to look towards the Court and also to use the occasion to spy on the situation of the Japanese yi." This was approved by Imperial command.

Shen-zong: juan 278.1b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 108, page 5136

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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/wan-li/year-22-month-10-day-3, accessed July 22, 2017