Jul. 31, 1818

“Royal Chancellery Ordinance” (‘Hofkanzleiverordnung’) issued by the Austrian Royal Chancellery [Austrian Empire; Present-day Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland]: “[…] Since it was brought to our attention, that Jews in Lower Austria are passing through the countryside and away from the regular streets/paths […] and remain in the country(side) for extended periods of time to peddle and trade unhindered […] so it is ordered that each Jew found to be unlawfully present in the country* or to be engaged in peddling […] be reported to the authorities […]” [Researcher’s note: This ordinance was made public on August 10, 1818.]
Das Ganze der österreichischen politischen Administration, mit vorzüglicher Rücksicht auf das Erzherzogthum Österreich unter der Enns. In systematisch geordnetem Abhandlungen dargestellt von Joh. Ludwig Ehrenreich Grafen von Barth-Barthenheim. (Wien; 1843); (The entire Austrian, political administration, with particular attention to the Archduchy of Austria under the Enns. A systematically ordered treatise put together by Joh. Ludwig Ehrenreich Count von Barth-Barthenheim); (Vienna; 1842); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 9/21/2018