May 20, 1874

Imperial Order, issued by the government of Russia [Present-day Russia]: “Jews cannot be elected by their town as members of [military] recruiting committees.”
Russo-Jewish Committee. “Persecution of the Jews in Russia: with appendix containing a summary of special & restrictive laws.” Wertheimer, Lea & Co.: London, 1890. Page 43. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 1/10/2020