Sept. 11, 1699

“Official Mandate” of the Highest Court Marshal (“Obersthofmarschall”) [Present-day Austria]: “[…] the Jews Oppenheimer and Wertheimer are given permission to retain/employ (‘bey sich halten’) those Jews whom they need for their factories as per the privilege (‘Privilegiums’) granted [to them] by his most-gracious [majesty], however, they are to name/list them (their names) precisely, and in order to avoid repeated inquiry/checking, [they are] to turn in these directories to the court immediately, so that others (Jews) who often sneak in, do not use them as an excuse, but can be removed according to the existing ordinance. […]”
Beyträge zur Politischen Gesetzeskunde im österreichischen Kaiserstaate. Herausgegeben von Johann Ludwig Ehrenreich (Graf von Barth-Barthenheim); Erster Band. (Wien; 1821) (Contributions to the Political Jurisprudence in the Austrian Imperial State. Volume I; Edited/Published by Johann Ludwig Ehrenreich (Count of Barth-Barthenheim); (Vienna; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani, 10/3/2017 ADD PAGE #