Aug. 16, 1838

Ordinance, issued by Frederick Augustus II, King of Saxony [Present-day Germany]: “Art. 1 – Permissions for permanent residences of Jews in Saxony shall henceforth be limited to the cities of Dresden and Leipzig, not to be issued for any other places. Art. 2 – A move by a Jew from one place in the country to another shall require the authorization by Our Ministry if the Interior, except in the case of Jewesses marrying outside of their place of residence. Art. 6 – Domestic Jews residing in Leipzig or Dresden may operate any type of business they choose, with the exception of retail stores, pharmacies, restaurants and taverns, production of brandy, and house-to-house sales. For the operation of any wholesale or shipping business, a special concession is required, to be issued by the Ministry of the Interior. Art. 7 – Jewish master tradesmen may take only Jewish boys as apprentices. […].”

Kingdom of Saxony (Country). Gesetz- und Verordnungsblatt für das Königreich Sachsen (Register of Laws and Ordinances for the Kingdom of Saxony). Meinhold: Dresden, 1838. Page 394. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 8/20/2020