Jun. 21, 1843

Decree, issued by the Holy Inquisition under Pope Gregor XVI, to the Jews of the port towns of Ancona and Senigallia (Sinigaglia) [Present-day Italy]: “1. Jews residing in Ancona and Senigallia may not have any Christian wet-nurses, nor may they employ any male Christians, lest they be punished according to papal decrees. 2. Within three months, all Jews must sell any real estate they own, or lose the same through auction. 3. No Jew may stay in a city without governmental permission, and any contravening Jews will be sent back to their ghetto. 4. No Jew may sleep outside of the ghetto. 5. No Jew may have friendly relations with Christians. 6. Jews may not trade in sacred objects, or books of any kind, under penalty of 100 scudi and seven years imprisonment. 7. When burying their dead, Jews may not perform any religious ceremony, nor carry any candles with them, under penalty of confiscation.”
Jost, Isaak Markus. Geschichte der Israeliten seit der Zeit der Maccabäer bis auf unsre Tage: Neuere Geschichte der Israeliten von 1815 bis 1845; 2. Die Staaten und Länder außer Deutschland: mit Nachträgen und Berichtigungen zur älteren Geschichte, Band 10, Teil 2 (History of the Israelites from the time of the Maccabees to our present days: Recent history of the Israelites from 1815 until 1845; 2. The states and countries other than Germany: with appendices and corrections of older history, Vol. 10, Part 2). Schlesinger: Berlin, 1847. Page 285. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 5/3/2020