Xuan-de: Year 6, Month 4, Day 19
30 May 1431
Paper money, patterned brocades, silk gauzes, thin silks, cotton cloth and suits of clothing made from silks interwoven with gold thread, as appropriate, were conferred upon the chieftain Zhao Ban-lu and others, a total of 54 persons, who had been sent by Dao Guang, the native-official prefect of Meng-gen Prefecture in Yun-nan. It was also ordered that the Eunuch Director Yang Lin and others take Imperial orders and variegated silks and proceed to confer them upon Dao Guang and others.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 20, page 1811