Xuan-de: Year 3, Month 5, Day 20
2 Jul 1428
Wu Xiao-xian, a native-official vice commander in the Zhen-yi Guard, and commanders of other guards in Jiao-zhi, a total of 95 persons, memorialized that they wished to reside in the capital. The Emperor ordered the Auxiliary Ministry of Rites to treat them in accordance with the precedents governing those who had surrendered from the Northern areas, and to confer upon them clothing made from silks interwoven with gold thread, variegated silks, silver, paper money, thin silks, cotton cloth, cotton wadding, saddled horses and other goods. It was also ordered that the officials provide them with housing, utensils and other goods in accordance with the precedents.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 18, page 1056/57