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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 Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 12

Charles Sumner - 1877
...1777, Congress determined " 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." 1 Here the crosses of St. George and St. Andrew gave place to white stars in a blue field ; the familiar...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 1

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - 1877
...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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The Flags of Michigan

Michigan. Adjutant-General's Department - 1877 - 119 pages
...American 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." This is the first and only legislative action, of which there is any record, for the establishment...
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THE FLAGS OF MICHIGAN.

1877
...American 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." This is the first and only legislative action, of which there is any record, for the establishment...
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A Random Historical Sketch of Meeker County, Minnesota: From Its First ...

Abner Comstock Smith - 1877 - 160 pages
...following resolution: "RESOLVED, that the flag of the thirteen States l>e thirteen stripes, alternate red and white, that the Union be thirteen stars, white, in a blue field, representing a new Constitution." This resolution was made public Sept. 3d, 1777The first flag made in pursuance of it,...
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the new england

david clapp - 1877
...the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate rod and white; that the uniun be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation." JWD RECENT PUBLICATIONS, Presented to the yew-England Historic, Genealogical Society to June I, 1877....
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 5

George Bancroft - 1878
...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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Notices of recent publications, ed. by J.W. Dean

New England historic genealogical society - 1879
...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." jw D. First Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, 1876. [Seal.] Boston : Rockwell...
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A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery ..., Volume 3

William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay - 1879
...of the thirteen United Colonies be thirteen stripes, alternate red and Rattlesnake nag. white, and the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation." With the addition of stars, this has continued to be the national standard. But General Howe, shut...
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History of the Flag of the United States of America: And of the Naval and ...

George Henry Preble - 1880 - 815 pages
...American 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." 1 Thus, full fledged, and without any debate or previous legislation, our flag was flung as a new constellation...
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