Zheng-tong: Year 6, Month 2, Day 12
4 Mar 1441
Paper money was conferred upon the officers and troops proceeding on expedition to Lu-chuan. The regional commissioners were each given 1,000 guan, the guard commanders, battalion commanders, guard judges, company commanders, battalion judges and the platoon commanders were given progressively 100 guan less. All of the paper money was paid from the Nan-jing Treasury.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 25, page 1490