Yong-le: Year 18, Month 7, Day 20
28 Aug 1420
Fang Su-yi, the prefect of Heng-zhou Prefecture in Hu-guang, died. Su-yi had his origins in Le-ping, Jiang-xi...At the beginning of the Yong-le reign, due to involvement in an offence, he was banished to Xing-zhou. Not long after, a courier was sent to recall him to the capital, where he was appointed as transmission commissioner of the left. He received orders to go and issue instructions to the Jiao-zhi rebel Chen Ji-kuo and, while there, he refused a bribe of 200 liang of gold and 300 liang of silver which was offered. On his return, he memorialized details and advised that he had fulfilled the Imperial orders. Paper money was conferred upon him.....
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 14, page 2220/21