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Yong-le: Year 4, Month 4, Day 24

12 May 1406

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The Shu Prince Chun was ordered to select 5,000 cavalry and infantry troops and the Yun-nan, Gui-zhou and Si-chuan Regional Military Commissions were ordered to select 70,000 cavalry and infantry troops. These troops were to be placed under the command of the Xi-ping Marquis Mu Sheng and were to proceed to Yun-nan to be trained and await the expedition.

Tai-zong: juan 53.5a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 0797/98

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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-4-day-24, accessed October 22, 2019