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Yong-le: Year 12, Month 9, Day 12

25 Sep 1414

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The Ba-zhai Chief's Office was established under the jurisdiction of the Yun-nan Regional Military Commission. The native ruler Zhe-ning was appointed as deputy chief. At this time, Zhe-ning had come to Court and requested the establishment of an administrative office through which he could rule his people and annually offer 15 (Alt: 50) head of horses. This order was thus issued.

Tai-zong: juan 155.1b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 13, page 1788

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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/yong-le/year-12-month-9-day-12, accessed October 22, 2019