Yong-le: Year 5, Month 6, Day 4
8 Jul 1407
The chieftain Dai Gang-ling and others who had been sent by Han Di-fa, the pacification superintendent of Mu-bang, in response to the Court's sending of an envoy to confer upon him Imperial orders and rewards, came to Court to express gratitude for Imperial grace and offer tribute of elephants, horses, rhinoceros and local products. At this time, Meng Zhang-lang and other stockades under Ba-bai had just been pacified and Tao-meng Dao Yong-mei who had been sent by the chieftain Meng Dao, accompanied Han Di-fa's envoy and came to offer tribute of gold and silver utensils, horses and rhinoceros in admission of guilt. Paper money, ramie-silk and silk gauzes, as appropriate, were conferred upon both of them. Brocaded fine silks and silk gauzes were also conferred upon Han Di-fa and his mother and wife.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 0955/56