Aug. 30, 1708

“Royal [Court] Rescript” issued by the Austrian Royal Court [Present-day Austria, Czech Republic; Holy Roman Empire]: “[…] 1) The prohibition for the Jewry regarding the import and distribution of spices in the royal cities is not to be simple and absolute (‘absolut et simpliciter’) but shall be restricted to tree-oil and saffron. 2) Jews are to pay their sales stands/stalls fees (‘Standgeld zahlen’). 3) The Jewry may be allowed to enter the city during the annual markets which only last 24 hours anyway, and they must have their goods put out for sale by 12 o’clock noon, and watch over them by day as well as night. 4) In cities where two or more weekly markets take place per week, two days shall be designated during which Jews may attend as well; however, if such a day falls on a Friday, they (Jews) shall not be allowed to attend/enter. 5) A Jew who violates this privilege (law) […] shall be punished accordingly.”
Sammlung der seit dem Jahre 1600 bis zum Jahre 1740 ergangenen allerhöchsten Gesetze. In chronologischer Ordnung. Gesammelt und herausgegeben von Franz Xaver Wekebrod, erstem Magistrats-Rath und Syndikus in Römerstadt. (Brünn; 1810); (Collection of [all] supreme laws issued from 1600 until 1740. In chronological order.  Collected and published by Franz Xaver Wekebrod, lead syndic of the magistrate and council of the Roman city.); (Brno; 1810); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 7/28/2019