1899 public laws – Ch. 384 Sec. 5

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CHAPTER 384 An act to promote the comfort of travellers on railroad trains, and for other purposes. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact :

That any railroad company failing to comply in good faith with the provisions of this act shall be liable to a penalty of one hundred dollars per day, to be recovered in an action brought against such company by any passenger on any train or boat of any railroad or steamboat company which is required by: this act to furnish separate .accommodations to the races, who has been furnished accommodations on such railroad train or steamboat in only a car or com partment with a person of a different race in violation of the provisions. of this act.

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