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Plight of the Jews in Poland...

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April 02, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 2, 1782 

* Early Jews - Jewish - Judaica

The back page has a notable Jewish item from Warsaw concerning the situation of the Jews in Poland and their application for relief to the Crown. It begins: "Upwards of 10,000 Jewish families settled in this kingdom have received from our Kings some considerable concessions, diminished & altered at different periods of time; being totally excluded from the culture of lands, they are reduced to trade in the most trifling articles & to the keeping of public houses in country places..." with more.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

Category: British