Zheng-tong: Year 11, Month 9, Day 9
29 Sep 1446
Tao-meng Fang Ao who had been sent by [Dao] Fang-ge, the Chief of the Mang-shi Chief's Office in Yun-nan, and ....came to Court and offered tribute of horses, gold and silver utensils, local brocades, rugs, swords, armour and other goods. A banquet as well as biao-li of variegated silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 28, page 2853