Jul. 20, 1750

“Order” issued by Frederick Augustus, King of Poland, Elector of Saxony, Duke of Lithuania [Present-day Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary]: “[…] The Bohemian, Praguer, and Moravian Jews, who wish to frequent the fairs in Leipzig, must stay on the proper country- and army-roads […]. The Bohemian, Moravian, and Hungarian Jews, who wish to visit the fairs in Leipzig in order to merely make purchases, can take any path they choose to get there […] however, they [all] must properly submit the necessary body-tax (‘Leibzoll’) and other common levies […]”
Codex Augusteus, Oder Neuvermehrtes Corpus Juris Saxonici, Worinnen die in dem Churfürstenthum Sachsen und dazu gehörigen Landen, auch denen Marggrafthümern Ober- und Nieder-Lausitz, publicirte und ergangene Constitutiones, Decisiones, Mandata und Verordnungen erhaltenen, nebst einem Elencho, dienlichen Summarien und vollkommenen Registern, mit Ihrer königlichen Majestät in Polen, als Churfürstens zu Sachsen, allergnädigster Bewilligung ans Licht getreten. Lejpzeig, Verlegtes Johann Samuel Heinsius. (Lejpzig; 1772); (Codex Augustus, or newly augmented legal body/laws of Saxony, and those of the Electorate of Saxony and its associated territories, as well as the Margraviates of Upper and Lower Lusatia – and constitutions, decisions, mandates, and received ordinances, along with an elenchus, useful summaries and complete indexes which have appeared, with the most gracious permission of His Royal Majesty in Poland as Elector of Saxony. Published in Leipzig by Johnn Samuel Heinsius); (Leipzig; 1772); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 4/8/2020