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Law #293 from the Levanda Index

Czar: Nicholas I
Year: 1834

293. -- October 12. Exact, announced by the Army Chief of Staff, Commanders of Individual Corps, and Military Chiefs, [nevoshedshikh] to structure of the Army and Corps. --

On permitting Jews in the military services to marry Jewesses and on home furlough.

The Emperor was pleased to imperially order: 1) Jews performing military service, including those situated in the capitols, are permitted to have their wives and children with them: but in order that Jewish garments not be worn, they must, as a rule, wear German clothing. 2) Jews performing military service are permitted to marry Jewesses, registering their male children as Cantonists, in accord with the imperial decree of 1828*, in addition to regulations on Jewish recruit obligations; and 3) Regarding authorization for home leave for the lower ranks, the prescribing of the period for discharging Jews performing military service is at the discretion of their commanders.
(V.P.S.Z. Vol. IX, No. 7,455).

* see Levanda #174

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