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Xuan-de: Year 4, Month 2, Day 21

25 Mar 1429

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Ge Ding-yuan, surveillance vice commissioner of the Jiao-zhi Surveillance Commission, was retired on account of age and illness. Ding-yuan had his origins in Hai-yan, Zhe-jiang. From investigating censor, he was promoted to vice commissioner. He was self-controlled and did not seek fame. After completing nine years in his post, he was re-appointed to that post. However, when he arrived at Lian-zhou, the roads were already blocked and he returned to the capital. At this time, as he was old and ill, it was ordered that he be retired.

Xuan-zong: juan 51.8a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 18, page 1227

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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/xuan-de/year-4-month-2-day-21, accessed October 30, 2020