Oct. 29, 1723

“Jewish Ordinance” issued by the Austrian Government [Present-day Austria]: “[…] Except one Christian coachman, [Jews] may not keep any other Christian servants […] they may keep one (or the other) Christian scriber in their scriptorium*, however, without [being permitted to offer/supply them with any] food or an apartment; […] Jew are to conduct their ceremonies quietly/in silence and without irritating any Christians […] on Sundays and [religious] holidays, [they] may not leave their homes before 10 am much less do business before that time. […] Jews who find themselves on the road/in an alley (‘Gasse’) on which the sanctissimum** (‘Venerabile’) of an sick person or such is being carried, they are to enter/go to the nearest house and wait there until the procession is over; […] when a holy sanctissimum/procession passes an alley, a Jew may not stand too close, but must stay away from a window so that he may not been seen or observe the event.  […]” [Researcher’s note: *A scriptorium refers to a writing den. **A sanctissimum was/is a holy processions that took/takes place in honor or the ill and the dead.]
Beyträge zur politischen Gesetzkunde im österreichischen Kaiserstaate; Herausgegeben von Johann Ludwig Ehrereich (Graf von Barth-Barthenheim): Erster Band; (Wien; 1821); (Contributions to the Political Statutes of the Austrian Royal State; published by Johann Ludwig Ehrereich (Earl of Barth-Barthenheim); Volume I); (Vienna; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 10/07/2017