R0379-2 Miscellaneous – Tsar Edict Against The Jews

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::R0379 : page 2::

AN edict signed by the czar and published in the official Gazette of St. Petersburg virtually bankrupts every wealthy Jew in Russia. It provisionally suspends all payment for contracts or debts due to Jews, prohibits them from settling outside towns and villages, and otherwise provides for their speedy extirpation throughout czardom.


— August, 1882 —