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Title Blank receipt form for Jitney license application, Board of Commissioners, City of Hoboken, 19__ (not earlier than 1915 and to ca. 1925.)
Object Name Form
Catalog Number 2013.069.0038
Collection Hoboken Government & Politics Collection
Credit Gift of Estate of Robert Maier by sister, Michelle Maier.
Scope & Content Blank receipt form for Jitney license application, Board of Commissioners, City of Hoboken, 19__ (not earlier than 1915 and to ca. 1925.)

Printed form removed from book, 4" high x 9" wide; record stub at left not present. Serial numbered: 2049.

The jitney bus or omnibus was a popular type of transport starting in the mid-1910s and continued into the 1920s. Cost of application was $25.00

Commission form of government introduced in 1915.

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BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
City of Hoboken, N. J.
CITY CLERK’S OFFICE
________________19

Received from __________________

Business Address __________________

Residence Address __________________

TWENTY-FIVE ($25.00) DOLLARS

with application for license to operate a “Jitney” upon the streets of the City of Hoboken; deposited as security for the monthly payment of the Franchise Tax, pursuant to the provisions of the Ordinances of the City.

__________________ City Clerk.

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Date 1915-1925
Year Range from 1915
Year Range to 1925
Search Terms Board of Commissioners, Hoboken
Caption receipt for Jitney license application
Imagefile 248\20130690038.TIF
Classification
Government & Politics
Business & Commerce
Transportation
Taxicabs
Buses