Zheng-tong: Year 10, Month 9, Day 28
28 Oct 1445
Some persons from Fu-zhou Prefecture in Fu-jian had privately gone to sea and had had dealings with the fan. The Regional Inspector and Investigating Censor Chen Yong submitted an accusation that the acting Assistant Regional Commissioner Wang Sheng had not been rigorous in his defence duties and requested that he be arrested and punished in accordance with the law. The Emperor ordered that he be pardoned.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 28, page 2658