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Yong-le: Year 15, Month 3, Day 24

10 Apr 1417

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Imperial orders were sent to the Feng-cheng Marquis Li Bin, regional commander of Jiao-zhi, as follows: "I have ordered you to pacify the region. You are to punish those who have committed crimes and reward those who have realized achievements. You mu st be fair in this, for only thus will it be possible to gain the submission of the people."

Tai-zong: juan 186.5a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 13, page 1997

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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-15-month-3-day-24, accessed November 17, 2019