May 19, 1788

“Royal Court Decree” issued by the Austrian Royal Court [Present-day Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary]: “Even though the Jews were finally granted new permission to sell on the main annual markets in the Austrian hereditary lands through the ordinance of September 9, 1783, the special concession cannot be extended beyond its specific [current] content, which means that it cannot be extended to include peddling during the annual markets, but rather, the Patent of June 4, 1787 and the regulations of January 16, 1786 are to remain valid, by the power of which Jews are prohibited from peddling in the Austrian hereditary lands altogether; that is, including during the time of the annual markets. […]”
Politische Verfassung der Israeliten im Lande unter der Enns und insbesondere in der k. k. Haupt- und Residenzstadt Wien. J. L. E. Graf von Barth-Barthenheim. (Wien; 1821). (Political Constitution of the Israelis in the Country under/near Enns and especially in the R[oyal] I[mperial] Capital and Royal Seat of Vienna. J. L. E. Count von Barth-Barthenheim.); (Vienna; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 6/19/2018