Apr. 25, 1711

“Rescript” issued by Augustus II, the Strong [Present-day Germany; Electorate of Saxony]: “[…] it has never been our intention to allow them (Jews) to pursue their Jewish religious services publicly and with the usual shouting, and wish to much less allow them to establish a proper synagogue […]. [However, the resident (Lehmann) has shown us great service in the past, which is why it is Our desire …] that you allow the aforementioned resident Lehmann and his proxy Jonas Meyer to carry out their religious service in a house in Dresden but quietly and without any shouting […]”
Lehmann, Emil: Der polnische Resident Berend Lehmann, der Stammvater der israelitischen Religionsgemeinde zu Dresden. Von seinem Ur- Ur- Urenkel. (E. Pierson) Dresden 1885. Abgedruckt in: Emil Lehmann, Gesammelte Schriften. (The Polish resident Berend Lehmann, the progenitor of the Israeli religious community in Dresden. From his great-great-great-grandson. (E. Pierson); (Dresden; 1885). Printed in Emil Ehemann, Collected Writings); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 5/12/2020