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Yong-le: Year 6, Month 10, Day 26

13 Nov 1408

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Thirty seven police offices were established in the various subprefectures and counties of Jiao-zhi. In Qing-hua Prefecture, 26 were established. Those established at Yi-long (Alt: Ba-long) Pass, Luo Pass and Mt. Yao Pass were placed under the jurisdiction of Gu-lei County. Those established at Ba-li and Jing-kou were placed under the jurisdiction of Yong-ning County. Those established at Ge-gou, Li Pass, Ba-lin Pass and Weng-ce Pass were placed under the jurisdiction of Lei River County. Those established at Xian-shi Pass and Qing-du Commandery were placed under the jurisdiction of Lei River County. Those established at Pu-ba-lin Pass and Juan-huai Pass were placed under the jurisdiction of Xi River County. Those established at Yi-bian Pass, Yu-ju Pass, Juan-mang Pass and E-le Pass were placed under the jurisdiction of E-le County. Those established at Ling-chang Sea-port and Ling-chang Canal-port were placed under the jurisdiction of He-zhong County. That established at Zhi-e Canal-port was placed under the jurisdiction of Zhi-e County. That established at Dian-shi (Alt: Dian-geng) Estuary was placed under the jurisdiction of Jiu-zhen Subprefecture. Those established at Hao Canal-port, Shen Canal-port and Dui-wei were placed under the jurisdiction of Jie-yue County. That established at Bu-wei Sea-port was placed under the jurisdiction of Yuan-jue County. Those established at Yao-weng Pass, Li Pass and Hei Pass were placed under the jurisdiction of Nong-gong County. In Liang River Prefecture, one office was established at San River Port and it was placed under the jurisdiction of Qing-yuan County. In San River Prefecture, one office was established at Dong-lin Zhai and it was placed under the jurisdiction of Xia-hua County. In Bei River Prefecture, two offices were established, one at Shi-shen under the jurisdiction of Jia-lin Subprefecture and one at Xiao-jiang Bridge under the jurisdiction of An-mo County. In Jian-chang Prefecture, one office was established at San River-port under the jurisdiction of Fu-rong County. In Xuan-hua Prefecture, one office was established at Guan-hao under the jurisdiction of Kuang County. In Guang-wei Subprefecture, three offices were established. The offices established at Duo-ai and Ke-lin were placed under the jurisdiction of the subprefecture, while Ba-gui was placed under the jurisdiction of Mei-liang County. In each of the registries of the Jiao-zhou Rear Guard and the San River Guard, one post of registrar was established. An additional supervisor and clerk were appointed to the Yun-tun Maritime Trade Supervisorate. Two additional maritime trade supervisorates were established, one at Xin-ping and one at Shun-hua and three shipping tax offices (抽分場) were established at Yun-tun, Xin-ping and Shun-hua. The Xuan-hua Silver-mining Bureau was established. Posts for one supervisor and two deputy supervisors in the maritime trade supervisorate were established, while for the shipping tax offices and silver-mining bureau, two commissioner and four vice commissioner posts were established for each office.

Tai-zong: juan 84.4b-5a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 1124/25

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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-6-month-10-day-26, accessed December 06, 2019