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Yong-le: Year 5, Month 5, Day 15

20 Jun 1407

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As the generals and troops of the force sent to subdue the South were to be subject to the heat of the Summer and the Emperor was concerned that this might lead to illness or death, he sent an envoy with incense and silks to widely offer sacrifices to the spirits of the mountains, towns, seas and rivers and to the spirits of the mountains, rivers and cities in Annam, and thereby request their assistance.

Tai-zong: juan 67.2b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 938

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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-5-day-15, accessed December 06, 2019