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Yong-le: Year 17, Month 12, Day 25

10 Jan 1420

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It was ordered that Liu Zhong-lian and Xu Kuo, both vice ministers in the Ministry of Works, proceed to Jiao-zhi to make a new assessment of population registration and land taxes. It was also ordered that they investigate and advise on the situation and problems of the military and the civilians.

Tai-zong: juan 219.5b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 14, page 2180

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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-17-month-12-day-25, accessed December 11, 2019