Dec. 7, 1802

“Governmental Decree” issued by the Austrian Government [Present-day Austria]: “[…] no Jew should have the audacity – lest he should face a considerable fine/punishment (‘empfindliche Strafe’) – to take on a relative [Jew] in his service and in his family-list, […] without including as to which capacity the aforementioned [individual] will be used in and [without] first receiving the permission of the Royal Imperial Lower Austrian Government (‘k. k. n. ö. Regierung’) […].”
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 11/17/2017 ADD PAGE #