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Yong-le: Year 7, Month 1, Day 28

12 Feb 1409

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The Regional Military Commissions of Guang-xi, Guang-dong, Hu-guang, Si-chuan, Zhe-jiang, Fu-jian, Jiang-xi, Gui-zhou and Yun-nan, as well as 13 guards including that at Zhen-jiang, were Imperially ordered to despatch a total of 40,000 troops. The escort guards in the three prefectures of Chu, Liao and Ning were also ordered to send a total of 7,000 troops. These troops were all to accompany the Ying-guo Duke on expedition to eliminate the rebellious bandits in Jiao-zhi.

Tai-zong: juan 87.4b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 1158

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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-7-month-1-day-28, accessed October 23, 2019