Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 28225

Salt Lake City (Utah). City Recorder Land records

Dates: 1848-1866.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

This series contains land certificates and land transfer documents created by the Great Salt Lake City Recorder. The records indicate land sales and transfers of acre lots in Salt Lake City, as well as five-acre plots that were apportioned to those who wanted to farm outside of the city limits. Most of the records in this series include the name of the individual involved in the land transaction, as well as the Plot, Block, Acre, and Lot information being apportioned. Individual Salt Lake City Recorder's who appear in these records include Thomas Bullock, Leo Hawkins, and Robert Campbell.

Arrangement

Chronological by date.

Related Records

Ordinances from Salt Lake City (Utah). City Recorder, Series 4900, contains enactments which govern and maintain the operation of the city for the peace, benefit, and regulation of the municipality.

Minutes from Salt Lake City (Utah). City Recorder, Series 82755, contains information about budgeting and finance; city ordinances; business and professional licensing procedures; police activities; and improvements in public service such as street repairs.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was processed by Jim Kichas in March 2013.

Indexing Terms

Container List

BOX FOLDER DESCRIPTION
1 1 Land Certificate - Salt Lake City - Alfred Randall - Plat E, Block 6, Lots 1, 2, 3, 4 - August, 13, 1866
1 1 Five Acre Lots Booklet - Paid/Names/Block/Lot - Undated
1 2 Great Salt Lake City Recorder - Block 84, Lot 6 - October 14, 1853
1 2 Isaac Gavo - Lot 22, Plot 16 - Undated
1 2 Sylvester H. Earl - Block 22, Lot 13, Acres 5
1 2 Sylvester H. Earl - Block 22, Lot 12, Acres 5 - March 19, 1850
1 2 Sylvester H. Earl - Block 11, Lot 20, Acre 5 - Undated
1 2 Sylvester H. Earl - Block 11, Lot 1, Acre 5 - September 4, 1850
1 3 Land Transfer Certificate - Peter L. McCue to James Steard - Lots 7 to 12, Blocks 12 to 16 - March 11, 1859
1 3 Land Certificate - Great Salt Lake City - Plat 6, Block 87, 10 Acres - April 15, 1859
1 4 Land Transfer Certificate - James H. Brown to William Lewis - Lot 4, Block 54, Plot B - September 15, 1864
1 4 Land Transfer Certificate - Joseph E. Taylor to J.H. Brown - Lot 4, Block 54, Plot B - September 4, 1863