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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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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...and a tenth. THE AMERICAN FLAG. A resolution was introduced in the American Congress, June 13, 1777, "That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." There is a striking coincidence between the design of our flag and the arms of Greneral Washington,...
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The Irish-American Almanac for the Year of Our Lord ...

1875
...resolved, on June 14, 1777, " 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." — Anpletons1 American Cyclopcedia. LORD EDWARD FITZGERALD. AMONG the many who have laid down their...
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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES, FROM THE DISCOVERY OF THE AMERICAN CONTINENT.

GEORGE BANCROFT. - 1875
...other, 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." The immovable fortitude of Washington in his camp at Middlebrook was the salvation of that beautiful...
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The Centennial Fourth: Historical Address Delivered in Town Hall, Melrose ...

Elbridge Henry Goss - 1876 - 46 pages
...resolution :— "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 the day this resolution was adopted, great and wonderful changes have taken place in our nation's...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 5

George Bancroft - 1876
...other, 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." The fortitude of Washington in his camp at Middlebrook was the salvation of that flag. The guard of...
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The Diary of the Revolution: A Centennial Volume Embracing the Current ...

Frank Moore - 1876 - 1084 pages
...October 29. * Upcott, v. 85. • Same, T. 87. be thirteen stripes, alternate red and •white; and that the union be thirteen stars white in a blue field, representing a new constellation. 1 JUNE 17.—A MEMORIAL was lately transmitted from England to Sir Joseph York, at the Hague, to be...
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Annals of North America: Being a Concise Account of the Important Events in ...

Edward Howland - 1877 - 810 pages
...it was proposed to build, if such protection could be secured. 1777, JUNE 14. — Congress voted, " That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." This order was not promulgated until September. With the new order of things a new commerce had opened...
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Annals of North America: Being a Concise Account of the Important Events in ...

Edward Howland - 1877 - 810 pages
...hundred men to guard a salt-work it was proposed to build, if such protection could be secured. teen United States be thirteen stripes, alternately red...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." This order was not promulgated until September. With the new order of things a new commerce had opened...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 31

1877
...congress passed the resolve : " 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." JWD RECENT PUBLICATIONS, Presented to the New-England Historic, Genealogical Society to June 1, 1877....
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Our National Flag, the Stars and Stripes: Its History in a Century

Schuyler Hamilton - 1877 - 40 pages
...the 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." Paul Jones, in command of the Ranger, demanded and received from the French Admiral in Quiberon Bay,...
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