|Title||Blank receipt form for Jitney license application, Board of Commissioners, City of Hoboken, 19__ (not earlier than 1915 and to ca. 1925.)|
|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.
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
City of Hoboken, N. J.
CITY CLERK’S OFFICE
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.
|Year Range from||1915|
|Year Range to||1925|
Board of Commissioners, Hoboken
|Caption||receipt for Jitney license application|
Government & Politics
Business & Commerce