Yong-le: Year 6, Month 7, Day 9
31 Jul 1408
The chieftain Tao-meng Dao Si-ling and others who had been sent by Han Bin-fa, the son of Han Di-fa, the deceased pacification superintendent of Mu-bang, came to Court and offered tribute of elephants, horses and local products. It was ordered that Han Bin-fa inherit his father's post as pacification superintendent of Mu-bang Pacification Superintendency and an envoy was sent to confer upon him headwear and robes as well as other goods.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 1089