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Page 3 - 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.
Page 3 - SWEET MEMORY, wafted by thy gentle gale, Oft up the stream of Time I turn my sail, To view the fairy haunts of long-lost hours, Blest •with far greener shades, far fresher flowers.
Page 6 - Knowledge before — a discovery that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in our philosophy.
Page 41 - The great River of St. Lawrence, which I have often mentioned, runs through the middle of the country of the Iroquese, and makes a great lake there which they call Ontario, viz., the beautiful lake.
Page 8 - ... it is report from the lips of the principal participator in the transaction, directly told not to one or two, but a dozen or more living witnesses, of which I myself am one, though but a little boy when I heard it. ... Colonel Ross with Robert Morris and General Washington, called on Mrs. Ross and told her they were a committee of Congress, and wanted her to make a flag from the drawing, a rough one, which, upon her suggestions, was redrawn by General Washington in pencil in her back parlor....
Page 3 - The origin of certain place names in the United States, by Henry Gannett.
Page 7 - J. Canby of Philadelphia , read before the Historical Society of Pennsylvania , a paper on the history of the ! American flag , in which he stated that his maternal grandmother , Mrs. John Ross , was the first maker and partial designer of the Stars and Stripes .
Page 9 - It will probably never be known who designed our union of stars. The records of Congress being silent upon the subject, and there being no mention or suggestion of it in any of the voluminous correspondence or diaries of the time, public or private, which have been published.
Page 20 - HAMILTON (Schuyler). History of the National Flag of the United States of America.
Page 8 - ... was formed March 30, 1802, as Northampton, and included a very large area. Its name was changed to Gates on June 10, 1812. Parma and Riga were taken from it in 1808 and Greece in 1822. 5. Greece. The town of Greece was formed from Gates, March 22, 1822, There is little doubt that it was so called from the European Country of that name. In 1821 a revolution broke out in the Kingdom of Greece and it was natural that the sympathies of the people of this Country should be with the revolutionists,...

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