Jan. 24, 1757

Ordinance, issued by the government of the Kingdom of Bohemia [Present-day Czech Republic]: “The Jews are hereby prohibited, under penalty of 5 thalers to be paid to the Christian taverners, from serving any coffee or other drink, in their coffee-houses, to Christians, on Sundays and holidays, as well as from employing Christians on Sabbath days for unpermitted labors, such as splitting logs, carrying water and goods, etc.; in case of a violation, the Jew as well as the Christian shall be subjected to mandatory arrest and severe punishment.”
Jaksch, Peter Karl (Ed.). Gesetzeslexikon im Geistlichen, Religions- und Toleranzfache, wie auch in Güter- Stiftungs- Studien- und Zensurssachen für das Königreich Böhmen von 1601 bis Ende 1800. Zweiter Band von E – H (Encyclopedia of Spiritual, Religious and Tolerance Laws, as well as Matters of Goods, Foundations, Education and Censorship, for the Kingdom of Bohemia, from 1601 until the End of 1800. Volume II from E – H). Government Printing Office: Prague, 1828. Page 274. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 2/17/2020