Yong-le: Year 6, Month 12, Day 13
29 Dec 1408
Ruan Tan and others, a total of 43 native-official magistrates from Jiao-zhou and other prefectures and Li-ren and other subprefectures in Jiao-zhi, came to Court. Paper money, and clothing made of patterned ramie-silk, damasks and thin silks, as appropriate, were conferred upon them.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 11, page 1140