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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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A Naval Encyclopædia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases ...

1880 - 1005 pages
...September 8 .:¿ ::.¿ !1'-. .:. ¿. .i:ipeai t..' . . . : • - ¿¿¿•-‘ ¿ pj¿fl¿¿ alternate red and white, that the union be thirteen stars, white...in a blue field, representing a new constellation. ¿‘ The new constellation which it was intended . should be represented is supposed to be Lyre, which...
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M'Fingal: An Epic Poem

John Trumbull - 1881 - 322 pages
...of June of that year : " 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 eonstellation." This Canto was written at the elose of the eontest. 'A mixed liquor, eonsisting of...
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Flags : Some Account of Their History and Uses

Andrew Macgeorge - 1881 - 122 pages
...Congress resolved "that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes alternately red and white, and that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation." (See Fig. 32.) It has been said that the design of the flag was derived from arms borne by the family...
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Flags : Some Account of Their History and Uses

Andrew Macgeorge - 1881 - 122 pages
...Congress resolved "that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes alternately red and white, and that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation." (See Fig. 32.) Ill It has been said that the design of the flag was derived from arms borne by the...
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The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History ..., Volume 5

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - 1882
...resolution : — BesoJveil. 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 Capt. Paul Jones be appointed to command the Ranger. Ship of War. &e. Jones took command,...
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Michigan in the War

Michigan. Adjutant-General's Department - 1882 - 1039 pages
...American Congress " Kesolved, 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 Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History ..., Volume 5

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - 1882
...: — Resolvei!, That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red aud white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation. Resolved, That Capt. Paul Jones be appointed to command the Ranger. Ship of War. <fce. Jones took command,...
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Glossary of Terms and Phrases

Henry Percy Smith - 1883 - 521 pages
...adopted by Act of Congress, June 14, 1777 : "Resolved that the flag of the thirteen United Colonies be thirteen stripes alternately red and white ; that...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." — Bartlett's A mcricanisms. Statant. [O.Fr., from L. stare, to stand.} (ffcr.) Standing still, with...
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Glossary of Terms and Phrases

Henry Percy Smith - 1883 - 521 pages
...adopted by Act of Congress, June 14, 1777 : " Resolved that the flag of the thirteen United Colonies be thirteen stripes alternately red and white ; that...in a blue field, representing a new constellation." — Bartlett's Americanisms. Statant. [O.Fr., from L. stare, to stand.] (Her.) Standing stiU, with...
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Epitome of Ancient, Mediaeval and Modern History

Carl Ploetz - 1883 - 618 pages
...June 14. Congress voted " 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 iield, representing a new constellation. The people of New Hampshire Grants declared themselves an...
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