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Yong-le: Year 16, Month 11, Day 21

18 Dec 1418

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Song Guang, the commissioner-in-chief of the left in the Left Military Commission, died. Guang had his origins in Chang-shu, Su-zhou......At the beginning of the Yong-le reign, he was promoted to vice commissioner in the He-nan Regional Military Commission and he followed the regional commander to Jiao-zhi. For his achievements, he was specially promoted to commissioner-in-chief of the left in the Left Military Commission. He was then again sent to guard Jiao-zhi. He died of illness. Sacrifices and funeral gifts were conferred.

Tai-zong: juan 206.1b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 14, page 2112

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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-16-month-11-day-21, accessed October 20, 2019