Jan. 19, 1717

Ordinance, issued by the High Council of Alsace [Present-day France]: “Loans issued by Jews may only be transacted in front of a notary public, and the notary must certify, directly on the loan contract, that the funds have been disbursed, in cash and in his presence.“
Koch, Christian Friedrich. Die Juden im Preussischen Staate (The Jews in the State of Prussia). Baumann: Marienwerder (Prussia), 1833. Page 71. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 3/27/2020