Aug. 20, 1728

“Royal Rescript” (‘Rescriptum’) issued by Frederick William and addressed to the Pomeranian War- & Domain-Chamber [Present-day Germany, Poland; Kingdom of Prussia]: “There shall be 65 escorted […] Jewish families tolerated in the Duchy of Farther-Pomerania and in Lauenburg and Bütow Land, which shall include married 1st and 2nd children as well as widows […] who shall now give 12 Rthlr. instead, as well as 16 Gr. [Groschen] and 3 Pf. [Pfennig] annually per family in recruitment-fees (‘Recruten-Gelder’) to the Recruitment-treasury/office (‘Recruten-Casse’) […] And because protected Jews in each of the provinces are all liable for each others protection- & recruitment-fees […they are to assume these payments collectively] when there are not 65 Jewish-families present or if that number has been reduced by His Majesty.”
David Friedrich Quickmannen, Justiz-Burgemeisters zu Treptow an der Rega – Ordnung oder Samlung derer in dem königlichen preußischen Herzogtum Pommern und Fürstentum Camin, bis zu Ende des 1747sten Jahres, publicirten Edicten, Mandaten und Rescripten, in Justiz-Policey- Militair- Lehn- Forst- Post- Zoll- Accise, Steuer- Manufactur- und Oeconomie-Sachen etc. (Frankfurt an der Oder; 1750); (David Friedrich Quickmannen, judiciary mayor of Trzebiatów – Listing or collection of all edicts, mandates, and rescripts pertaining to matters related to law, police, military, loan, forestry, post, customs, tolls, taxes, manufacturing and economy issued in the royal Prussian Duchy in Pomerania and Principality/Bishopric of Cammin until the end of the year 1747. (Frankfurt (Oder); 1750); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 3/4/2020