May 5, 1796

Decree, issued by the government of Austria [Present-day Austria]: “All Jews with protracted, incurable, terminal, or mental diseases are unfit for hospital care and therefore excluded from the same; thus, their kin must care for them in some other way.”
Fauller, Chrysostomus. Gesetze, Verordnungen und Vorschriften für die Polizei-Verwaltung im Kaiserthume Oesterreich: Erschienen in den Jahren 1740 bis Ende 1825, und in alphabetisch-chronologischer Ordnung zusammengestellt, mit vorzüglicher Rücksicht auf Nieder-Oesterreich, Zweiter Band (Laws, Ordinances and Regulations for the Administration of Police in the Austrian Empire: Published in the Years 1740 Until the End of 1825, and Compiled in Chronological Order, Under Excellent Consideration of Lower Austria, Volume Two). Geistinger: Vienna, 1828. Page 323. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 3/8/2020