May 8, 1743

“Rescript to the Chamber of Kurmarkt [Brandenburg]” issued by King Fredrick II of Prussia [Prussia / Present-day Germany, Poland, Lithuania]: “No new Jewish families are to be allowed to settle in any of the cities, except if their admittance [papers] are signed by the King himself.”
Stern, Selma: Der Preussische Staat und die Juden, Dritter Teil, 2. Akten, 1. Halbband (The Prussian State and the Jews) (1971) p. 60, Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 12/28/2015