Letter of protection for the Jew Lazarus from Hamm on Sieg

The first known Jew who was allowed to settle in Hamm was called Lazarus. On January 1, 1661, he received a letter of protection from Count Salentin Ernst of Manderscheid and Blankenheim for himself, his wife, his children and his servants. He had to pay one Reichsthaler a year for it.

Timeline Rosbach/Sieg

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