Apr. 23, 1652

“Restriction on Jewish Trade” issued by Duke Fredrick William I to the Neumärkische Government and the Official Chamber to Küstrin” [Prussia / Present-day Germany and Poland]: “Due to complaints received from several cities (Landsberg, Warthe, Küstrin, Woldenberg etc.) that the Polish Jews are also trading outside of the limits of the free annual markets, a Prince-Elector order has been issued that Jews are no longer permitted to trade outside of the annual fairs or to sell from door-to-door.”
Stern, Selma: Der Preussische Staat und die Juden: Vol 1. (The Prussian State and the Jews) p. 3-4, Accessed 12/06/2015, Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 12/06/2015