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Wan-li: Year 36, Month 6, Day 9

20 Jul 1608

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The Imperial rewards conferred upon the Guang-dong/Guang-xi Supreme Commander Dai Yao for capturing Annam rebels were withdrawn. This was ordered as Shen Yong-mao, vice minister in the Court of the Imperial Stud, had advised that the achievements [Dai Yao] had realized were insufficient to cancel out the defeats he had suffered and that the Court's funds should not be excessively lavished.

Shen-zong: juan 447.3a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 116, page 8473

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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-36-month-6-day-9, accessed October 23, 2019