Feb. 13, 1807

“Jewish Tribute Oath” (‘Huldungseid’) of the Prince-primate (‘Fürst Primas’) Karl Theodor von Dalberg* [Present-day Germany; Grand Duchy of Frankfurt]: “Every single Jew and Jewess, who is admitted to the [Jewish] establishment of Frankfurt (‘Stätigkeit’) shall vow and swear a Jewish oath to Our gracious lord*, and His most sovereign highness, as their true lord [… and to be faithful to him as well as to the mayors, senate, and to obey the courts/laws […] to warn them and the city of any potential harm, to be of use [to them and to never harm them with words or deeds … and …] to never relocate (move out) from the city with their possessions [except when they have informed the authorities and have paid the necessary fees …]” [Researcher’s note: *Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg was Prince-Archbishop of Regensburg, Arch-Chancellor of the Holy Roman Empire, Bishop of Constance and Worms and Prince-primate of the Confederation of the Rhine and Grand Duke of Frankfurt.]
Nachträgliche Actenstücke der deutschen Bundes Verhandlungen, als Anhang zu den Protokollen der Bundesversammlung. Fünfter Band. (Subsequent documents of the German federal negotiations, as an appendix/attachment to the protocols/minutes of the federal assembly. Fifth volume.); (Frankfurt am Main; 1820); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 2/12/2020 ADD PAGE #