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In regard to the law, governing the case, I beg leave, most respectfully, to differ with you in opinion.

You insist that as the mother lived out of the County, and was not notified, the apprenticing was void, and that the letters should be revoked. 

If you will examine the Act of the Legislature of the State of Alabama 1865-6. page 128 you will find that the residence of the child, and not the residence of the parent, gives the jurisdiction to the Court: you  will also see that when the parent is not in the County he or she is not entitled to any notice. The minor being resident in Lowndes, There can be no question about the jurisdiction of the Court in the case. 

Very respectfully,
James W. Graham,
Judge of Probate,