Sept. 24, 1783

“Ordinance” of King George III and Prince-Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg [Present-day Germany; Electorate of Brunswick-Lüneburg/Holy Roman Empire]: “[…] it was earnestly ordered numerous times that foreign vagabonding beggar-Jews are not be be permitted entry into our German lands […] and since the contagious epidemic/plague coming from the levant and the borders of Poland and Russia requires utmost prudence, […] and to ensure that the vagabonding foreign beggar-Jews and such riff-raff coming from such areas — who also happen to bring along packs of old clothing, pelts and contaminated goods, […] don’t bring an epidemic contagion into our lands by accident […] we are moved to […] repeat what was mandated under [the ordinances of] September 14, 1770, and November 28, 1771, […] and to earnestly prohibit the entry and presence of all foreign beggar-Jews and other vagabonds in Our German lands in order to avoid punishment/repercussions as outlined in the aforementioned ordinances […]” [Researcher’s note: Document is signed in Hannover.]
Sammlung der Verordnungen und Ausschreiben welche für sämmtliche Provinzen des Hannoverschen Staats, jedoch was den Calenbergischen, Lüneburgischen, und Bremen- und Verdenschen Theil betrifft, seit dem Schlusse in denselben vorhandenen Gesetzessammlungen bis zur Zeit der feindlichen Usurpation ergangen sind. Mit Genehmigung des Königl. Cabinets-Ministerii herausgegeben von Ernst Spangenberg, Dr. beider Rechte und köngl. Großbritannisch, honnoverschem Hof- und Canzley-Rathe in der Justiz-Canzley zu Zelle. Dritter Theil, bis Jahre 1780 bis 1799 enthaltend. (“Collection of ordinances and decrees that apply to all provinces of the state of Hannover, however, as far as Calenberg, Lüneburg, Bremen, and Verden are concerned, it contains a collection of laws until the conclusion of the aforementioned [places] by the hostile usurpation. Published by Ernst Spangenberg, PhD. of both laws and royal, Britisch Hanoverian Court and Legal Council in the Justice Office in Zelle, with the permission of the royal Cabinet-Ministers. Third Volume until [from] 1780 until 1799 inclusive.”); (Hannover; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 8/22/2019