Yong-le: Year 12, Month 3, Day 25
14 Apr 1414
On this day.... the persons sent by Yang Ju-lan, the native-official vice prefect of Tai-yuan Prefecture, and by Liang Shi-yong, the native-official vice prefect of Xuan-hua Prefecture, both in Jiao-zhi, offered tribute of gold and silver utensils and other products. The persons who were sent by Ruan Ren-shan, the magistrate of Shang Hong Subprefecture and by Tao Ji-rong, the magistrate of Gui-hua Subprefecture, both in Jiao-zhi, also offered tribute of local products. The Heir Apparent ordered the Ministry of Rites to banquet and reward them.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 13, page 1742