Jul. 13, 1792

Order, issued by the City Council of Frankfurt [Present-day Germany]: “All officers and citizens and their dependents are hereby ordered to pay tribute to the Emperor next Monday the 16th, and assemble in the central plaza in front of city hall, wearing respectable clothing but no weapons of any kind, and most dutifully pay homage. Jews, in particular, are to stay inside their homes, which they will obey, in avoidance of detriment.”
“Demnach der Allerdurchlauchtigste, Großmächtigste und Unüberwindlichste Fürst und Herr, Herr Franciscus der Andere, erwählter Römischer Kayser, zu allen Zeiten Mehrer des Reichs, König in Germanien, zu Jarusalem, Hungarn und Böhmen etc. etc. (Since the Most Noble, Most Powerful and Most Invincible Lord and Master, Sir Francis the Other, elected Roman Emperor, at all times Increaser of the Empire, King in Germania, at Jerusalem, Hungary and Bohemia etc. etc.),” 7/13/1792; Decrees Collection; AR 379; Box 1; Folder 141; Leo Baeck Institute. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 12/31/2019