Nov. 28, 1771

“Ordinance” issued by the Government of Prince-Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg [Present-day Germany; Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg/Holy Roman Empire]: “[The ordinance of September 14, 1770 is renewed and the local authorities are ordered to enforce this or to be subject to his majesty’s disfavor] and to not issue any passports/permits to foreign vagabonding Jews under any circumstances […] and any officer (person with authority) who acts in violation of this [order…] is to be personally punished and no excuse is to be accepted. 2) Rather, all beggar-Jews and such riff-raff shall be turned away as soon as they reach our borders […]”
Des Königreichs Hannover Landes-Gesetz und Verordnungen, insbesondere der Fürstenthümer Calenberg, Göttingen und Grubenhagen. In einem Auszug nach alphabetischer Ordnung gebracht von Friedrich Christoph Willich, Doctor der Rechte und königliche Großbritannisch Honnoverschen Rath. Erster Band. A – G. Zweyte Auflage. (“State Laws and Ordinäres of the Kingdom of Hannover, especially the principalities of Calenberg, Göttingen and Grubenberg. As abstracts in alphabetical order prepared by Friedrich Christoph Willich, JD, and Royal Britisch Council of Hannover. First Volume, A – G. Second issue.”); (Göttingen; 1825); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 8/23/2019 ADD PAGE #