Yong-le: Year 21, Month 9, Day 4
8 Oct 1423
The Assistant Commissioner Zhou Ding and others from Jiang-yin Guard and other guards, a total of 92 persons who had been commissioned to go as envoys to Bengal and other countries, returned. The Heir Apparent ordered that the Ministry of Rites reward them with paper money as appropriate.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 14, page 2401