Yong-le: Year 13, Month 4, Day 19
27 May 1415
Chen Qia, vice minister of the left in the Ministry of Personnel, was promoted to Minister of War. A total of 200 ding of paper money and four biao-li of variegated silks were conferred upon him and he was ordered to proceed to Jiao-zhi to advise on and assist in military matters.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 13, page 1846