Jan. 31, 1805

“Rescript” issued by the Royal Court War Council [Present-day Austria]: “[…] Those Jews, who have freed themselves of military service or recruitment by [making a] payment or by nominating/substituting another person […] are exempt from military service for life, if they do not bring upon themselves another military-service-requirement (‘Stellung ex Officio’) by behaving badly/evilly (‘übles Betragen’) or through idleness or excess […]”
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 12/16/2017