Yong-le: Year 2, Month 6, Day 4
10 Jul 1404
The two prefectures of Mu-bang and Meng-yang were changed into military and civilian pacification superintendencies, with the Prefects Han Di-fa and Dao Mu-dan as the pacification superintendents. Patents and seals were conferred upon them and their sons and grandsons were to inherit the posts.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 10, page 565