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Zheng-tong: Year 8, Month 1, Day 14

13 Feb 1443

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The Minister of War Xu Xi and others advised: "Although the Lu-chuan bandit Si Ji-fa sent his younger brother Zhao Sai and others to the Court to offer tribute and confess guilt, he also ordered his bandit clique member Juan Meng-che and others to come and attack Mang-shi. They were defeated by the government troops and they fled along the Jin-sha River. On the one hand he is surrendering and on the other rebelling. He is guileful and unpredictable. The Embroidered-Uniform Guard should be ordered to detain Zhao Sai until the area is pacified." The Emperor said: "Zhao Sai will soon come to the Court. I will leniently send him back to Yun-nan. Settle him there, and wait until his father and elder brother are captured. Then memorialize, so that arrangements can be made.

Ying-zong: juan 100.4a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 26, page 2017/18

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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-8-month-1-day-14, accessed July 17, 2020