Pine-Tree Flag

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“The Pine-Tree Flag. This engraving is a reduced copy of a vignette on a map of Boston, published in Paris in 1776. The London Chronicle, an anti-ministerial paper, in its issue for Kanuary, 1776, gives the following description of the flag, of an American cruiser that had been captured: ‘In the Admirally office is the flag of a provincial privateer."—Lossing, 1851


Benson J. Lossing, The Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851)I:570


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