Mar. 21, 1888

Circular No. 66, issued by the Principal Staff of the Russian Armed Forces [Present-day Russia]: “Jewish soldiers and non-commissioned officers who belong to the reserve, although they may possess a degree in chemistry not lower than that of a pharmacist, may not, in case of a mobilization of the army, be appointed to fill the post of army pharmacist.”
Russo-Jewish Committee. “Laws of Russia Relating to Hebrews.” G.R. Gray: Washington DC, 1891. Page 35. Researched by Dominik Jacobs 1/10/2020