Aug. 26, 1710

Ordinance, issued by the government of France [Present-day France]: “Jews are no longer permitted to use Hebrew letters in their ledgers, under penalty of losing any court claim to everything mentioned in those ledgers, as well as a fine of 2,000 livres.“
Koch, Christian Friedrich. Die Juden im Preussischen Staate (The Jews in the State of Prussia). Baumann: Marienwerder (Prussia), 1833. Page 88. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 3/30/2020