Zheng-tong: Year 6, Month 2, Day 7
27 Feb 1441
The Auxiliary Embroidered-Uniform Guard memorialized: "The Shan-dong Assistant Regional Commissioner Zhang An received an Imperial command to proceed on expedition to Lu-chuan, but in order to avoid going, he claimed to be ill. The Minister of War Wang Ji and others immediately authorized his exemption. Both should be investigated punished." The Emperor ordered that Ji be pardoned and that An be taken into custody.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 25, page 1485