Zheng-tong: Year 12, Month 5, Day 12
24 Jun 1447
It was ordered that the Jin-chi Command in Yun-nan transport 15,000 liang of silver as well as silver dishes, silk gauzes, thin silks, cotton cloth and other goods to Teng-chong in preparation for conferral as rewards on government troops who realized achievements. This was ordered in accordance with a request memorialized by Hou Jin, vice minister of the left in the Ministry of War and military consultant.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 29, page 3011/12