Dec. 9, 1807

“Royal Court Decree” issued by the Austrian Royal Court [Present-day Austria]: “[… having heard] of the nonsense/mischief (‘Unfug’) that Jews are purchasing real estates illegally, His Royal Majesty have decided to set up serious and successful barriers [to this practice and] in order to enforce […] these existing laws, which prohibit Jews from purchasing realties, [he has decided] to republish them. […]”
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, 4/16/2018