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Zheng-tong: Year 14, Month 9, Day 27

3 Oct 1449

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It was ordered that Wang Tong take up the post of assistant commissioner-in-chief of the Central Military Commission and take responsibility for supervising the defence of Jiu-men. Tong was formerly enfeoffed as the Cheng-shan Marquis, but for involvement in defeat (坐失) in Jiao-zhi, he was demoted to commoner. At this time, he was pardoned and employed.

Ying-zong: juan 183.21a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 30, page 3595

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Geoff Wade, translator, Southeast Asia in the Ming Shi-lu: an open access resource, Singapore: Asia Research Institute and the Singapore E-Press, National University of Singapore, http://epress.nus.edu.sg/msl/reign/zheng-tong/year-14-month-9-day-27, accessed October 17, 2019