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Yong-le: Year 5, Month 2, Day 1

10 Mar 1407

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On this day, the Xin-cheng Marquis Zhang Fu, regional commander of the force sent on expedition to punish Annam, sent Mo Sui, a person from Nan-ce Subprefecture, and others, to proclaim the Emperor's virtuous will, to pacify the officials, the troops and the people in the various prefectures and counties, and to instruct the officials to return to their original posts, the troops to return to their original units and the people to return to their original occupations. They were also to search out members of the Chen family, select one person, related by blood and virtuous, and send him to the capital to request orders and to again receive the title of king.

Tai-zong: juan 64.1a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 909

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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-5-month-2-day-1, accessed October 20, 2019