Patrick Henry, the famous colonial statesman.

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry, the famous colonial statesman.

"The ribbon, of sky-blue, four inches in width, is worn over the right shoulder, and sustains the badge when the collar is not worn."—Aveling, 1891

Insignia of the Order of St. Patrick

"The ribbon, of sky-blue, four inches in width, is worn over the right shoulder, and sustains the badge…

"St. Patrick appears to have been a native of Boulogne, in France, and to have been born about the year 387, A.D. In his sixteenth year, he was made captive in a marauding expedition, conducted by Nial of the Nine Hostages." — Goodrich, 1844

St. Patrick

"St. Patrick appears to have been a native of Boulogne, in France, and to have been born about the year…