AN ACT in relation to certain classes of persons exercising a public employment
SECTION I. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That no keeper of an inn, tavern, hotel, or restaurant, or other place of public entertainment or refreshment of travelers, guests, or customers, shall be obliged, by law, to furnish entertainment or refreshment to persons whose reception or entertainment by him, would be offensive to the major part of his customers, and would injure his business. The term customers, shall be taken to include all who have occasion for entertainment or refreshment.
SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the proprietor of a theatre, or other public place of amusement, shall not be obliged to receive into his show, or admit into the place where he is pursuing his occupation, any person whose presence there would be offensive to the major part of his spectators or patrons, and thereby injure his business.
SECTION 3, And be it further enacted, That carriers of passengers may make such arrangements in their business, as will, if necessary, assign a particular place in their cars, carriages or boats, to such of their customers as they may choose to place there, and whose presence elsewhere would be offensive persons. to the major part of the traveling public, where their business is conducted, Provided, however, that the quality of the accommodation shall be equal for all, if the same price for carriage is required from all.
Passed at Dover, March 25, 1875.