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Wan-li: Year 44, Month 11, Day 6

14 Dec 1616

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Wei Yang-meng, vice minister of the left and acting head of the Ministry of War, re-submitted a memorial from the Zhe-jiang circuit commander on achievements and transgressions in defending against the Japanese. Previously, the Assistant Censor-in-chief of the Right Liu Yi-kun, grand coordinator of Zhe-jiang, memorialized..... At this time, the Ministry of War memorialized: "Along the coast of Zhe-jiang, the most important areas for defending against the Japanese are the three areas of Wen-zhou, Tai-zhou and Ning-bo. The two islands of Ji-long and Dan-shui are directly facing Nan-ji, and there must be a tight guard mounted at Nan-ji day and night...."

Shen-zong: juan 551.3a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 121, page 10417/18

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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-44-month-11-day-6, accessed November 20, 2019