May 29, 1810

Rescript, issued by the Danish Chancellery to the Magistrate at Copenhagen [Present-day Denmark]: “The Jewish congregation in Copenhagen shall adhere to some protocol for registering all births, deaths and marriages in the congregation; and to that end, it shall be their duty, under a mulct of 25 imperial thalers, to report deaths and marriages within 24 hours, and births within 14 days, to the person conducting the protocol.”

Cohen, Asser Daniel. De Mosaiske troesbekjenderes stilling i Danmark forhen og nu: historisk fremstillet i et tidsløb af naesten 200 aar, tilligemed alle lovsteder og offentlige foranstaltninger dem angaande, som ere udkomne fra 1651 til 1836. (The position of the Mosaic believers in Denmark, before and now: historically produced over a period of nearly 200 years, as well as all laws and public measures relating to the same which were published from 1651 to 1836). Forfatterens: Odense (Denmark), 1837. Page 270. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 6/17/2020