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Zheng-tong: Year 7, Month 8, Day 4

7 Sep 1442

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Previously, Zhao Ren-zheng, the native official of An-ping Subprefecture in Guang-xi, memorialized that their land had been occupied and their people and livestock seized by Nong Yuan-hong, the native official of Xia Si-lang Subprefecture in Jiao-zhi. Thus, the Supervising Secretary Tang Ding and others were sent to Jiao-zhi to determine the reasons. Yuan-hong counter-claimed that Ren-zheng had occupied his land and seized his people. The Ministry of War noted: "We should order the Guang-xi Regional Commander Liu Pu and so on to find out who is lying and who is speaking the truth. We should also have the country of Annam send a person to seize Yuan-hong and take him to the contested border area where together the matter can be investigated and the truth determined." This was approved.

Ying-zong: juan 95.1b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 26, page 1906

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Geoff Wade, translator, Southeast Asia in the Ming Shi-lu: an open access resource, Singapore: Asia Research Institute and the Singapore E-Press, National University of Singapore, http://epress.nus.edu.sg/msl/reign/zheng-tong/year-7-month-8-day-4, accessed October 23, 2019