Series 30059
Huntington (Utah) Business bonds

Dates: 1923-1931.

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

Scope and Content

This series contains bonds issued to business owners or businesses licensed to sell cigarettes or cigarette papers. These records were kept by the city recorder or clerk as directed by the "Licensing and Sale of Cigarettes Act" of 1923, which repealed cigarette prohibition and replaced it with strict licensing provisions. These bonds were issued, as required by law, in the amount of $500 and were conditioned upon the observance of all provisions found in the Act. The records in this series contain such information as the name of the company or individual, the date signed, an official statement regarding the legal purpose of the bond, the amount the bond was issued in as well as the premium. Also included are copies of the permits issued to individuals or businesses, which contain information such as the address, place of business, date signed, date of expiration of the permit. In 1930, the law was amended to require the bonds be filed with the State Tax Commission rather than the city recorder or county clerk.


Alphabetical by name of business or individual

When transferred to the State Archives, these records were grouped together by name of business or individual, though there was no arrangement beyond this grouping. For the ease of future use, archivists further arranged these groups alphabetically.

Custody History

Records in this series were transferred by Huntington City to the State Archives in September 2020.

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 2021.

Container List

1 1 1923; Huntington Drug Company
1 2 1927-1930; Jack Service Station
1 3 1927-1929; Neilson, Kate
1 4 1926-1931; Prichett Drug Company

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