Oct. 8, 1799

“Governmental Decree” issued by the Austrian Government [Present-day Austria]: “[…] no protection-tax is to be collected from those Jews whose limited toleration-period has expired, even if they wish to pay it; but instead – as soon as their toleration-period has expired, and they are unable to provide documentation that their toleration has been extended – they are to be reported immediately to the local authorities (‘Landesstelle’). […]”
Beyträge zur Politischen Gesetzeskunde im österreichischen Kaiserstaate. Herausgegeben von Johann Ludwig Ehrenreich (Graf von Barth-Barthenheim); Erster Band. (Wien; 1821) (Contributions to the Political Jurisprudence in the Austrian Imperial State. Volume I; Edited/Published by Johann Ludwig Ehrenreich (Count of Barth-Barthenheim)); (Vienna; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 12/9/2017 ADD PAGE #