May 23, 1701

“Rescript to the Privy Council of Schmettau” issued by King of Prussia [Prussia / Present-day Germany, Poland, Czech Republic]: “Every Jew is to pay 10th of each of one hundred of his wealth [to the kingdom].”
 Stern, Selma: Der Preussische Staat und die Juden: Vol 1. (The Prussian State and the Jews) (1962) p. 232, Ausf. gez. Wartenberg; Berliner Staats Archiv R 21-203. Accessed online; Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 1/17/2016