Jul. 29, 1330

Writ of Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV [Present-day Germany]: “We, Louis, Roman Emperor by the grace of God […] announce publicly to those who see or hear [or] read this letter and that we give the nobleman Waldgrave John (‘Johnnß der Wildgraff’) and his heirs, the Duke to Salm, for the services/aid they have bestowed upon the empire […] permission to have/keep fifteen Jews in their domain or fortress, or wherever they wish [to use to their advantage …] until we revoke [this permission …]”

Lünig, Johann Christian: Spicilegii Secularis des Teutschen Reichs-Archivs. Anderer Theil. (Gleaning of secular [writs] in the German Imperial-Archive. [The] Other part. [Vol 23]); (Leipzig; 1720); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 7/20/2020