Zheng-tong: Year 9, Month 6, Day 17
2 Jul 1444
Hou Jin, vice minister of the right in the Ministry of Rites, was promoted to vice minister of the left in the same ministry. Cheng Fu, an assistant censor-in-chief of the right, was promoted to assistant censor-in-chief of the left. Zou Lai-xue, a vice director in the Ministry of Revenue, was promoted to director in the same ministry. Zhao Min, a secretary in the Ministry of War, was promoted to vice director in the Ministry of Personnel. Chen Yi, commander in the Embroidered-Uniform Guard, was promoted to assistant regional commissioner. These promotions were ordered to reward achievements in the elimination of bandits and in the transport of grain supplies to Lu-chuan.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 27, page 2367