Apr. 8, 1796

“Governmental Decree” issued by the Austrian Government and addressed to the university faculties (“Studien-Confesse”) [Present-day Austria]: “[…] a complete directory of all Jews who study in Vienna is to be turned over to the Royal Imperial Lower Austrian government (‘k. k. n. ö. Regierung’), […] in the future […] it is to be submitted within 8 weeks of begin of a school course […]”
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 1/15/2018