Mar. 7, 1814

“Writ regarding the admission of peddling-Jews as citizens” issued by Frederick Francis (‘Friedrich Franz’), Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin [Present-day Germany; Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg-Schwerin]: “[…] We remind herewith all city-authorities in our lands not to admit Jews who have been authorized/privileged to peddle as citizen without requesting permission from Our government first so that they are not illegally granting them rights of citizenship that go against Our constitution of February 22, 1813. […]”
Gesetzsammlung für die Mecklenburg-Schwerin’schen Lande. Zweite Folge, umfassend den Zeitraum vom Anfange dieses Jahrhunderts bis zum Jahre 1852. Herausgegeben von H. F. W. Raabe, Canzleiadvocaten. IV Band. (“Collection of Laws for the territories of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Second issue, containing the period starting with the beginning of this century to the year 1852. Published by H. F. W. Raabe, Chancellery-Council.”); (1852); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 9/27/2019