Yong-le: Year 14, Month 5, Day 3
29 May 1416
The Commissioner-in-chief Jin Yu, regional commander [of Shan-xi], and others sent to the capital 135 mountain bandits, including Liu Zi-jin, who had been captured in Guang-ling and other counties in Shan-xi. The Emperor spoke to the Auxiliary Ministry of Justice, saying: ".....The remainder are to be pardoned death and are to be sent to the various guards of Jiao-zhi, Nan-dan, Sha-chi, Xiang-wu, Wu-kai and Tong-gu, as soldiers." ....
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 13, page 1923