Feb. 18, 1682

“Notice to the Deputies of all Immediatstadt, Eastern Pomerania, and Kammins” issued by the Government of Pomerania [Province of Pomerania; Present-day Germany, Poland]: “… Jews are strictly prohibited from importing [easily] contaminated (“poison catching”) items like fur, wool, cloths [, fabric] and old clothes; violators of this law are to be punished with the death penalty.”
Stern, Selma: Der Preussische Staat und die Juden, Vol. 1. (The Prussian State and the Jews) (1962) p. 141, Online book, Accessed online; Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 11/30/2015