Aug. 13, 1787

Ordinance #22739, issued by the government of the Kingdom of Bohemia [Present-day Czech Republic]: “The vestries shall impress on all spiritual advisors: that they shall not baptize any Jew who requests to be baptized, before having reported the request to the state authority and having received the appropriate permission.” [Researcher’s note: Here, the term vestry means committee for the local secular and ecclesiastical government for a parish.]
Jaksch, Peter Karl (Ed.). Gesetzeslexikon im Geistlichen, Religions- und Toleranzfache, wie auch in Güter- Stiftungs- Studien- und Zensurssachen für das Königreich Böhmen von 1601 bis Ende 1800. Fünfter Band von R – S (Encyclopedia of Spiritual, Religious and Tolerance Laws, as well as Matters of Goods, Foundations, Education and Censorship, for the Kingdom of Bohemia, from 1601 until the End of 1800. Volume V, from R through S). Government Printing Office: Prague, 1828. Page 192. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 3/2/2020