Mar. 4, 1791

“Court Rescript” (‘Hofreskript’) issued by Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II addressed to the Government of Tyrol [Present-day Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary]: “[…] all Jews who have a proper trade and business are prohibited to peddle – except to visits the markets – or to send their Jewish servants around to peddle in the countryside. […]”
Systematische Darstellung aller über den Hausier-Handel bestehenden kaiserl. Königl. österreichischen Gesetze und Verordnungen verfaßt von Friedrich Selner (“Systematic Representation of all Imperial Royal Austrian Laws and Ordinances Regarding Peddling”) Written/Compiled by Friedrich Selner; (1847); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 7/19/2017