Yong-le: Year 9, Month 3, Day 24
16 Apr 1411
As Mo Sui, the native-official assistant administration commissioner of the right in Jiao-zhi and others had been able to exert themselves in realizing achievements, had eliminated the rebellious bandits and were firm in protecting the borders, the Emperor sent persons with orders to go and reward them. Variegated silks were conferred upon them, with Mo Sui being given six biao-li and Mo Xun, the assistant administration commissioner of the right, being given five biao-li. Du Wei-zhong, the prefect of San River Prefecture; Du Xi-wang, the prefect of Jiao-zhou Prefecture; Ruan Xi-ji, the prefect of Zhen-man Prefecture; Mo Yuan, the prefect of Xin-an Prefecture; Liang Ru-hu, the prefect of Qing-hua Prefecture; and the native-official Commanders Chen Feng, Chen Ru-shi, Ding Zhai and Wu Zheng were each given four biao-li. Liang Shi-yong (Alt: Liang Du-yong), the vice prefect of Xuan-hua Prefecture, along with Ma Bo-hu and Yang Ju-lan, the vice prefects of Tai-yuan Prefecture, were each given three biao-li. All of these persons were also given a set of clothing of fine silks interwoven with gold thread and 1,000 guan of paper money.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 12, page 1458/59