Cheng-hua: Year 1, Month 2, Day 27
23 Mar 1465
Tao-meng Dao Ban-qing, who had been sent by Si Hong-fa (Alt: Si Jue-fa) of the region of Meng-yang, and the chieftain Dao Xi-en and others who had been sent by Dao Shuo-han, a member of the native-official family of Wei-yuan Subprefecture, both in Yun-nan, came to Court and offered tribute of elephants, horses, gold and silver utensils and other goods. Clothing and variegated silks, as appropriate, were conferred upon them.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 39, page 327