Jan. 10, 1752

“Edict” issued by the Prussian Government [Prussia / Present-day Germany, Poland, Belgium, Denmark, Czech Republic]: “[…] The factories as well as the public have suffered greatly at times because of the usury practices of the Jews and the resulting increases in prices of wool and its products [… and they have] purchased bad yarn and deceived wool workers […]. [Therefore, Jews] are completely prohibited to rent and to have wool [spinning] mills and to purchase domestic wool as well as yarn. […]”
Zeitschrift des Königlichen Preussischen Statistischen Bureaus; Redigi[e]rt von Dessen Director[s] Dr. Ernst Engel; Dritter Jahrgang; (Berlin, 1863); (“Newspaper of the Royal Prussian Statistics Bureau; Edited by its Director Dr. Ernst Engel; 3rd Year’s Issue; (Berlin, 1863); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 9/13/2017