Mar. 12, 1817

“Decree” of the Royal Imperial Chancellery (‘Hofkanzleydecret’) [Present-day Austria]: “[…] even though the Jewish heads of households are no longer required to house their employees [in their own homes] […] they are not released of their legally incumbent liability to be responsible for their servants/employees (‘Dienstleute’), especially so that their servants/employees do not engage in any trade of their own. […]”
Beyträge zur politischen Gesetzkunde im österreichischen Kaiserstaate; Herausgegeben von Johann Ludwig Ehrereich (Graf von Barth-Barthenheim): Erster Band; (Wien; 1821); (Contributions to the Political Statutes of the Austrian Royal State; published by Johann Ludwig Ehrereich (Earl of Barth-Barthenheim); (Volume I); (Vienna; 1821); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 11/17/2017 ADD PAGE #