Zheng-tong: Year 5, Month 5, Day 17
16 Jun 1440
Xu Guan, an assistant surveillance commissioner of Yun-nan, while supervising transport to Jin-chi, brought to allegiance (招徠) Dao Men-jiao and others, a total of 238 persons from Nan Dian. The Emperor ordered the regional commander to look after them well and show them sympathy, so that they did not feel out of place.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 25, page 1292