Zheng-tong: Year 3, Month 9, Day 7
25 Sep 1438
The chieftain Tao-meng Dao Pai-ben and others who had been sent by Si Ren-fa, the Lu-chuan/Ping-mian Pacification Superintendent, and others from other pacification superintendencies, as well as .... all came to Court and offered tribute of elephants, horses, gold and silver utensils and other products. A banquet as well as variegated silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 24, page 890