May 9, 1807

“Decree” issued by the Royal Court Chancellery [Present-day Austria]: “[…] new tolerance [permits] that cause the number of Jewish families to increase, should only be issued in rare circumstances and only in cases that warrant special merit or other exceptional considerations. […]”
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 10/16/2017