Aug. 1, 1817

“Governmental Ordinance” issued by the Austrian Government and addressed to the Galician Government [Present-day Austria, Poland and Ukraine]: “The various high and highest ordinances regarding Jewish matters – and finally the Royal Court Chancellery Decree (‘Hofkanzleydecret’) from February 28, 1817, determine emphatically, that the number of tolerated Israeli in Vienna are to increase as little as possible – and only in extraordinary cases. Equally, according to exiting ordinances, the temporary residency/presence of Israelis, who belong to other domestic provinces, are to be restricted in Vienna, and even those, who have signed delivery contracts with the highest/chief treasury during the wars, which have taken place in the city, have been obliged to make sure that their adopted contract commitments be satisfied without their personal presence. […]”
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 11/3/2017 ADD PAGE #