May 21, 1671

Edict Number 12 issued by Duke Fredrick William [Prussia / Present-day ….]: “We, Friedrich Wilhelm by the grace of God, … take 50 Jewish families under special protection and do so under the following conditions. […] 2) Jews are allowed to settle and trade anywhere in the country … but should there be any criminal activities amount them, then those are to be reported to us immediately by the cities magistrate. 6) They are not allowed to have a Synagogue, but they are welcomed to get together in their homes and follow their prayers and ceremonies; however, without causing the Christians any offense. They are to remain from gossiping and blasphemy lest face severe punishment… 7) They are to behave honorably and maintain peace, but mostly, they are to make sure that none of the good coins are not taken out of the country and bad coins are brought back in; furthermore, they are not to take gold or silver payment methods (Pagamenten) to other territories … and that those who try are to be stopped immediately and [the coins are to be] confiscated.”
Stern, Selma:  Der Preussische Staat und die Juden, (The Prussian State and the Jews) Erster Teil; Zweite Abteilung: Akten (1962) p. 13 ff, Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 1/24/2016