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Wan-li: Year 37, Month 4, Day 26

29 May 1609

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Previously, the Wu-ding seal was lost. [Feng] Ke and [Zheng] Ju were captured and they advised that they had buried the seal at Fa-gan. The Court charged Lu Shou of Dong-chuan with the task of recovering and presenting it. At this time, it still had not been obtained. The Yun-nan Regional Inspector Zhou Mao-xiang thus requested that Shou be replaced. He also advised: "Lu Shou and his brother Lu Zhe are engaged in fighting. Although they captured and presented Ke and Ju and received a large reward, they continued to act completely without fear. Now they are even allowing the native and yi persons to come and go from Wu-long Jing and other places in Ava-Burma. It is requested that stern instructions of warning be sent to them...."

Shen-zong: juan 457.9b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 116, page 8630

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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-37-month-4-day-26, accessed September 17, 2019