Dec. 9, 1823

“Governmental Decree” issued by the Austrian Government [Austrian Empire; Present-day Austria]: “[…] In order to restrict the number of [Jewish servants] who are kept by the tolerated [Jews], appropriate hearings/negotiations are to be held with the latter (tolerated Jews) as to why one or the other servant is needed […] and their objections and statements are to be taken into protocol as well as any crime which they (the employer) could face* […] and to investigate/find out the true domestic need for such servant [and their criminal past] first […].” [Researcher’s note: *Jewish employers could legally be held liable for crimes committed by their servants and employees.]
Gesetze, Verordnungen und Vorschriften für die Polizei-Verwaltung im Kaiserthume Oesterreich. Erschienen in den Jahren 1740 bis Ende 1825, und in alphabetisch-chronologischer Ordnung zusammengestellt mit vorzüglicher Rücksicht auf Nieder-Oesterreich, von Chrysostomus Fauller, k. k. Polizei-Beamten. Zweiter Band. (Wien; 1828); (Laws, Ordinances, and Regulations for the Police-Administration in the Austrian Empire. Published between the years 1740 – 1825 and Arranged in alphabetical-chronological order with special consideration to Lower Austria by Chrysostomus Fauller, r[oyal] i[mperial] Police Officials/Authorities/Officers. Second Volume.); (Vienna; 1828); Researched and Translated by Ziba Shadjaani 8/9/2018