Dec. 9, 1763

“Circular” issued by Frederick Christian (‘Friedrich Christian’), Elector of Saxony [Present-day Germany; Electorate of Saxony]: “Frederick Christian, royal prince […] and prince-elector […] After we have been notified as to how various Jews are abusing the permits given to them [to trade with silver…] which is why we demand from you herewith that you keep a close eye on the local Jews as well as those who are transient and to arrest them immediately [if they are engaged in such exchange …] and to confiscate the coins/money found […] and to punish them with 4 weeks in prison […]”
Der Fortsetzung des Codicis Augustei. Zweyte Abtheilung. (Continuation of the codex of Augustus. Second Part.); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 2/18/2020