Jul. 28, 1748

“Rescript to all Governments” issued by King Fredrick II of Prussia [Prussia; Present-day Germany, Poland, Lithuania]: “In order not to be mistaken as thieves, Jews are not to shave their beards completely.”
Stern, Selma: Der Preussische Staat und die Juden, Dritter Teil, 2. Akten, 1. Halbband (The Prussian State and the Jews) (1971) p. 206 ff., Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 1/5/2016