Apr. 11, 1811

“Rescript” issued by War-governor of Riga, Prince Lobanow-Rostowski [Present-day Latvia, Russia; Russian Empire]: “[… since] it is against existing regulations for Jews to remain in Riga forever under any circumstances, […] the [City] Council is to report […] why Jews are permitted to be present in Riga and to send in a register containing their names.”
Buchholz, Anton: Geschichte der Juden in Riga bis zur Begründung der Rigischen Hebräergemeinde im J. 1842. Herausgegeben von der Gesellschaft für Geschichte und Altertumskunde der Ostseeprovinzen Russlands. (History of the Jews in Riga until the foundation of the Hebrew community of Riga in the year 1842. Published by the Society for History and Antiquity of the Baltic-See provinces of Russia.); (Riga; 1899); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 5/4/2020