Jan. 5, 1792

“Royal Court Decree” (“Hofdecret”) issued by the Royal Imperial Court of Austria and addressed to the Galician Government [Present-day Austria, Poland and Ukraine]: “[…] The Jews of Galicia may not send any plenipotentiary [person with authority/full power to take action on someone or a group’s behalf] to Vienna without having received the permission of the Royal Court via the local authorities (‘Landesstelle’) […].”
Beyträge zur politischen Gesetzkunde im österreichischen Kaiserstaate; Herausgegeben von Johann Ludwig Ehrereich (Graf von Barth-Barthenheim): Erster Band; (Wien; 1821); (Contributions to the Political Statutes of the Austrian Royal State; published by Johann Ludwig Ehrereich (Earl of Barth-Barthenheim); (Volume I); (Vienna; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 11/2/2017 ADD PAGE #