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Yong-le: Year 5, Month 9, Day 7

7 Oct 1407

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Rewards of paper money were announced for the grand defenders, the Imperial troops and civilian officials of Jiao-zhi. Officials of the first and second rank were each given 15 ding; officials of the third and fourth rank were each given 12 ding; officials of the fifth rank were each given 10 ding; officials of the sixth and seventh rank were each given eight ding; officials of the eighth rank, holders of sub-official posts and apprentice officials, were each given six ding; government troops and native troops were each given five ding; clerks, seal-keepers and assignees were given two ding and elders were each given one ding.

Tai-zong: juan 71.4a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 0993/94

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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-9-day-7-1, accessed October 17, 2019