George Washington Stone, The Penal Code of Alabama, Montgomery, 1866 Page 63, Image 63 (1866) available at The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources.

Miscellaneous Offenses § 204. Selling or giving fire-arms to minor. – Any person who sells, gives, or lends to any boy under eighteen years of age, any pistol, or bowie-knife, or other knife of like kind or description, must, on conviction, be fined not less than fifty, nor more than five hundred dollars.