Zheng-tong: Year 9, Month 5, Day 2
19 May 1444
The Jing-yuan Earl Wang Ji and others, together with Han Gai, the captured son of the rebellious Lu-chuan bandit Si Ji-fa, and others, arrived in the capital. It was ordered that Han Gai and so on, a total of four persons, be pardoned the death sentence and that they be sent to the Directorate of the Imperial Horses to look after horses. The other 12 persons were banished to border guards beyond the passes (口外).
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 27, page 2334