Annotated Code of the State of Iowa Containing All the Laws of a General Nature Enacted by The Twenty-Sixth General Assembly at the Extra Session, Which Adjourned July 2, 1897 Page 1955, Image 787 (Vol. 1, 1897) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

§ 5004. Selling Firearms to Minors. No person shall knowingly sell, present or give any pistol, revolver or toy pistol to any minor. Any violation of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not less than ten nor more than thirty days.