May 15, 1717

“Rescript” issued by Augustus II, the Strong [Present-day Germany; Electorate of Saxony]: “[…] no Jew, except Lehmann and Meyer and theirs (relatives/members of their household) are to be permitted to rent homes.”
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 5/13/2020 ADD PAGE #