Xuan-de: Year 1, Month 8, Day 28
29 Sep 1426
Persons who had been sent by the Minister Chen Qia, who was in charge of the Jiao-zhi Provincial Administration Commission and the Provincial Surveillance Commission, presented a memorial, which read: "The bandit leader Li Li came to Yi-an City and his strength daily increased. Day and night he attacked the city. The official Li An and Fang Zheng, who are serving in order to realize achievements, joined forces to attack him and defeated him."
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 17, page 546