Dec. 31, 1687

“General-Ordinance” issued by Frederick Charles (‘Fridrich Carl’), Duke of Württemberg-[Winnental] [Present-day Germany; Duchy of Württemberg]: “By the grace of God, Fridrich Carl, Duke of Württemberg and Teckh […] First Our greeting, noble, dear faithfuls: […] 7) No peasant/farmer (‘Bauer’) may be permitted to sell stallions to Jews or take loans against them [from Jews] without the knowledge of the officer (‘Amtsmanns’) or mayor (‘Burgermeister’) […]; and so that the aforementioned Jews will not be able to export the most beautiful mares […]; that it why it shall be prohibited to sell and export any bearing mare up to the age of three or four or those of good breeders until it is deemed legal […]”
Sammlung der württembergischen Regierungs-Gesetze von Dr. G. Zeller, Oberamtspfleger in Nürtingen. Zweiter Theil, enthaltend die Regierungs-Gesetze vom Jahre 1638 bis zum Jahre 1726. (Collection of Governmental-Laws of Württemberg by Dr. G. Zeller, Chief-Officer in Nürtingen. Second part, from 1638 to 1726.); (Tübingen; 1842); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 1/8/2020