Series 29905
Spring City (Utah) Record of Estrays

Dates: 1902-1953

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

Scope and Content

This series contains a ledger book documenting stray animals taken up by the city. The ledger contains such information as the date and location the animal was taken up and by whom; a brief description of the animal as well as any marks or brands; the amount of damage or appraisal determined by the city; a record of whether or not the animal was sold and if so to whom, when, and for how much; a record of whether the animal was claimed, proven, or taken away and if so by whom and when; the total expense taken on by the city for its care, keeping, and/or selling; and any other comments noted by the city marshal or city recorder. The bulk of the animals tracked in this record are horses and cows, with the occasional sheep.


Chronological by date animal was taken up.

Custody History

Spring City transferred the record in this series to the State Archives in May 2019.

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 archivally processed by Mahala Ruddell in January 2020.

Container List

1902 Apr 8-1953 Sep 8; Estray Record

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