Zheng-tong: Year 6, Month 11, Day 1
14 Nov 1441
The Emperor held an audience at Feng-tian Hall and issued a proclamation to all under Heaven. This amnesty read: "...and the gold and silver, rice, paper money, cowries (海), horses, cattle and silks due in annual charges in lieu of labour from the various areas under the jurisdiction of Yun-nan, for the period prior to the 12th month of the fifth year of the Zheng-tong reign (Dec 1440/Jan 1441), are all remitted..."
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 26, page 1688