Oct. 19, 1811

Decree, issued by the Danish Chancellery to the Prefect of Sorø [Present-day Denmark]: “The Jews living in Slagelse may buy a place for a cemetery, at least 1,000 cubits from the buildings of the town.” [Researcher’s note: 1,000 cubits are a little over a quarter-mile, or 427 meters.]
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 425. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 7/3/2020