Home > Back to Search Results > Changing the flag to accommodate Vermont & Kentucky...
Click image to enlarge 586844
Show image list »
Image001_tn
Image002_tn
Image003_tn
Image004_tn

Changing the flag to accommodate Vermont & Kentucky...



Item # 586844

February 5, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 5, 1794 

* Changing the United States flag
* Stripes and Stars - Vermont & Kentucky
* President George Washington


Near the top of the front page is a very significant Act of Congress on the history of the United States flag, as it is: "An Act Making an Alteration in the Flag of the United States " to include "...15 stripes alternate red & white . That the Union be fifteen stars, white in a blue field." for the inclusion of Vermont and Kentucky. The Act is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington (see).
Four pages, various foxing, more so in the top quadrant, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

No Longer Available