Apr. 8, 1728

“Rescript” issued by the government of Dresden [Present-day Germany]: “It is entirely prohibited to Jews to engage in trade without inquiry/permission.” [Researcher’s note: A notation on the document reads: “[It] Can be reported to the localities/authorities.” This rescript was issued in response to a complaint brought forth in the form of a preliminary document of the parliament drafted by the estates of the realm (‘Stände’).]
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 5/15/2020