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" Resolved, That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white ; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation. "
MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS - Page 302
1857
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The National Calendar: And Annals of the United States, Volume 14

1836
...une, 1777 : — " Resolved, That the Flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white : that the Union be thirteen stars, white in a blue Eeld, representing a new constellation." On the 13th of January, 17!) t, after the admission of Vermont...
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The Life of Paul Jones, Volume 1

Alexander Slidell Mackenzie - 1841 - 318 pages
...resolutions. " Resolved, that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white ; that the union be thirteen stars,...in a blue field, representing a new constellation. Resolved, that Captain John Paul Jones be appointed to command the ship Ranger. Resolved, that William...
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The Life of Paul Jones, Volume 1

Alexander Slidell Mackenzie - 1845
...resolutions. " Resolved, that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white ; that the union be thirteen stars,...in a blue field, representing a new constellation. Resolved, that Captain John Paul Jones be appointed to command the ship Ranger. Resolved, that William...
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Military Laws of the United States: Including Those Relating to the Army ...

United States - 1846 - 311 pages
...Resolved, That the flag of the thirteen United States, be |J«» f lhe thirteen stripes, alternate red and white: that the union be thirteen stars, white...in a blue field, representing a new constellation.! • • 32 CHAPTER 6. In Congress—June 18,1777. General office™ Resolved, That a general officer...
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Notes and Queries

1894
...gave way to thirteen stare, arranged abo in a circle. At last Congress resolved, on June 14, 1777, " that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen...thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing я new constellation." Hence the " Stars nnd Stripes." 0. P. HALB. [See 7 lh Э. vi. 328, 494.] CHRONOGRAM.—The...
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution ; Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - 1851
...year, Congress "resolved that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the Union be thirteen stars, white...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." Since then we have added a star for every new state. 193 October 29. Lake Mcguntic and the Chaudière....
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution ; Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - 1851
...year, Congress "resolved that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white ; that the Union be thirteen stars,...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." Since then we have added a star for every new state. 193 October 29. L«ke Megaotic and the Chaudière....
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Notes and Queries

1852
...of the stars and stripes in the American flag. His Query might be answered briefly by stating that the American Congress, on the 14th of June, 1777,...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." But your correspondent wishes to know the origin of the combination, and who first suggested the idea....
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Notes and Queries

1852
...stripes in the American flag. His Query might be answered briefly by stating that the American Congre-s, on the 14th of June, 1777, "Resolved that the flag...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." But your correspondent wishes to know the urigin of the combination, and who first suggested the idea....
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The Pictorial Family Encyclopedia of History, Biography and Travels ...

John Frost - 1854 - 648 pages
...the flag of the thirteen United States, henceforth be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white ; and the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation." Jones immediately commissioned the Ranger, and, singular to say, was the first to display the new flag...
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