Oct. 4, 1770

“Ordinance” issued by the [City] Council of Frankfurt [Present-day Germany; Free City of Frankfurt]: “[…] Jewish parents, whose children are getting married outside of the domain as well as the children themselves […] are to report the size/amount of the assets/dowry they receive under oath […] and leave a certain deposit/guarantee [so that the necessary and legal levies/taxes can be deducted […] and those who do not obey this [order …] are not to be given any leniency […]”
Sammlung der Verordnungen der Reichsstadt Frankfurt von Johnn Conradin Beyerbach. Zweyter Theil. (Collection of ordinance of the Imperial City of Frankfurt. Part two.); (Frankfurt am Main; 1798); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 4/3/2020