Sept. 5, 1760

Rescript, issued by Frederick II, King of Prussia, to the Criminal Division of the Court of Appeals [Present-day Germany]: “The Jewry of Berlin shall be informed through their rabbi, that the habit of prohibiting another Jew from doing something, by way of a so-called ban, or whatever the Jews may call it, is punishable under criminal law, that it can never be permitted, and that they shall counter this practice vigilantly.”
Königlich-Preussische Akademie der Wissenschaften [Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences] (Ed.). Novum Corpus Constitutionum Prussico-Brandenburgensium Praecipue Marchicarum, Oder Neue Sammlung Königl. Preußl. und Churfürstl. Brandenburgischer, sonderlich in der Chur und Marck Brandenburg, Wie auch in anderen Provintzien, publicirten und ergangenen Ordnungen, Edicten, Mandaten, Rescripten, &c. &c. Von 1756, 1757, 1758, 1759, und 1760. Zweyte Tomus (New Collection of Royal Prussian and Electoral-Brandenburgish Ordinances, Edicts, Mandates, Rescripts, etc., etc., etc., Particularly Those Published and Issued in the Electorate and March of Brandenburg, from 1756, 1757, 1758, 1759, and 1760. Volume 2). Court Printing Office: Berlin, 1761. Cols. 461ff. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 7/20/2020