AN ACT exempting from execution or attachment process and from distress for rent, sewing machines of seamstresses and private families.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware, in General Assembly met:

SECTION 1. That in addition to articles, now exempt by law, all sewing machines owned and used by seamstresses or private families, shall be exempt from levy and sale on execution or attachment process and also from distress and sale for rent:

Provided, this act shall not apply to persons who keep sewing machines for sale or hire.

Passed at Dover, February 9, 1881.