Oct. 28, 1751

Ordinance, issued by Carl I, Duke of Braunschweig and Lüneburg [Present-day Germany]: “We hereby decree that the Jews who come to the fairs at Wolfenbüttel and bring wares with them, shall pay four reichthalers for this, whereas those who arrive without any goods on them, whether they are master or servant, shall pay one ducat species.” [Researcher’s note: In Braunschweig, 4 reichsthalers was equivalent to 1.5 ducats species.]
“Verordnung betreffend die auf die Jahrmärkte nach Wolfenbüttel kommende Juden [Ordinance regarding the Jews coming to the fairs in Wolfenbüttel],” 10/28/1751; Decrees Collection; AR 379; Box 1; Folder 51; Leo Baeck Institute. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 12/4/2019