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Yong-le: Year 4, Month 12, Day 12

20 Jan 1407

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Previously, the Xin-feng Marquis Zhang Fu, regional commander of the force sent on expedition to punish Annam, and others, had followed the Fu-liang River south and proceeded to attack the bandit's Eastern capital. The bandits thereupon abandoned the city and fled and the army was stationed in the South-east of the city. The officials and the people were urged to return to allegiance and those who surrendered numbered daily in the tens of thousands. A notification was issued requiring all to return to their occupations. On this day, Zhang Fu sent a person with an urgent memorial of advice.

Tai-zong: juan 62.3b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 894

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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-4-month-12-day-12, accessed December 11, 2019