Zheng-tong: Year 7, Month 8, Day 16
19 Sep 1442
It was ordered that Li, the younger brother of Hou Yi, the deceased assistant commissioner of the Gui-zhou Regional Military Commission inherit the post of assistant commissioner....Yi and others had accompanied the expedition to Lu-chuan and had been killed in battle. This order was thus issued.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 26, page 1913