Jul. 10, 1719

“Mandate” issued by August II, the Strong [Electorate of Saxony; Present-day Germany]: “[…] but also, Jews are to be completely excluded from peddling and carrying around all sorts of local and foreign merchandise [except during the Naumburger and Leipziger fairs …] where trade and exchange remain in effect according to current regulations.” [Researcher’s note: The above mandate is addressed to Jews, Italians, and tablet-carriers, in general; except the excerpts translated above which are addressed to only Jews.]
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 5/14/2020