Aug. 12, 1568

“Order/Instruction/Commission” of the Bohemian Chamber Councils (‘böhmischen Kammerräte) addressed to the City Council of Kolin [Present-day Czech Republic; Kingdom of Bohemia/House of Habsburg/Holy Roman Empire]: “[…] to publicly post the royal mandate which prohibits Jews to trade in Kutna Hora (‘Kuttenperg’) and other mining towns at the town-hall so that everyone can read it and no Jew can use ignorance as an excuse.” [Researcher’s note: This order was signed at Prague Castle.]
Zur Geschichte der Juden in Böhmen, Mähren und Schlesien von 906 bis 1620. Herausgegeben von Gottlieb Bondy, em. Präsidenten der Handels- und Gewerbekammer in Prag. Zur Herausgabe vorbereitet und ergänzt von Franz Dworsky, em. Director des Landesarchives des Königreiches Böhmens. I. 1577 bis 1620. (Prag; 1906); (Regarding the history of Jews in Bohemia, Moravia, and Silesia from 906 to 1620. Published by Gottlieb Bondy, fo[rmer] President of the Trade and Commerce and Industry in Prague. Prepared for publication and supplemented by Franz Dworsky, fo[rmer] Director of the National Archives of the Kingdom of Bohemia. I. 1577 to 1620.) (Prague; 1906); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 7/23/2019