Report of the select committee appointed on the 12th ult. to inquire into the expediency of ...

Report of the select committee appointed on the 12th ult. to inquire into the expediency of altering the flag of the United States. January 2, 1817, read, and ordered to be printed.

United States. Congress. House.

Published by no publisher/printer [1817], [Washington], 1817
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Sole printing of the committee report that led to the adoption of the composition of the U.S. flag as 13 stripes to represent the original colonies and one white star on the blue field for each state fully admitted to the union. => A landmark piece of Americana. 12mo. 3 pp. Shaw & Shoemaker 42734. Removed from a nonce volume and now in modern boards covered with blue paper, and with a red leather gilt label on the front cover. Very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 34955

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Title: Report of the select committee appointed on ...

Publisher: no publisher/printer [1817], [Washington]

Publication Date: 1817

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