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Xuan-de: Year 4, Month 7, Day 3

2 Aug 1429

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It was ordered that Zhen, the nephew of the deceased Jiao-zhi Assistant Commissioner Zhai Cheng inherit, as proxy, the position of vice commander of the Jin-wu Forward Guard. At this time, Cheng's son Ying had become debilitated by illness. The Emperor ordered that if Ying had a son who could inherit the post, it should be given to him.

Xuan-zong: juan 56.1a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 19, page 1327/28

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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-7-day-3, accessed October 30, 2020