Zheng-de: Year 4, Month 7, Day 13
29 Jul 1509
The retired Nan-jing Minister of Works Li Meng-yang died. Meng-yang ( zi Shi-yong) had his origins in Sui Subprefecture, He-nan..... In the ren-chen year of the Cheng-hua reign (1472/73), he passed the metropolitan examination and was appointed as a supervising secretary. He was then sent as an envoy to Champa to enfeoff Gu-lai as king. He also memorialized on border affairs and the Court approved his proposals....
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 64, page 1194/95