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LA A W S

OF THE

UNITED STATES

O F

AMERICA.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

.VOL. III.

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.

PHILADELPHIA:

PRINTED BY RICHARD FOLWELL,

No. 33, CARTER'S ALLEY.

1796,

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A C T S

PASSED AT THE

FIRST SESSION

OF THE

THIRD CONGRESS

OF THE

United States of America,

BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA,

In the State of Pennsylvania,

On Monday the Second of December,

IN THE YEAR M,DCC,XCIII.

AND OF THE

Independence of the United States,

THE EIGHTEENTH.

A C T S

F

CONGRES S.

CHAPTER I.

An Act making an Alteration in the Flag of the
United States.

E it enacted by the Senate and Houfe of
Reprefentatives of the United States of Ame-

U. States.

rica, in Congress affembted, That from and af- Alteration ter the first day of May anno Domini one in flag of thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, the flag of the United States, be fifteen ftripes alternate red and white. That the Union be fifteen ftars, white in a blue field.

FREDERICK AUGUSTUS MUHLENBERG,
Speaker of the House of Reprefentatives.
JOHN ADAMS, Vice-President of the United
States, and Prefident of the Senate.
APPROVED, January the thirteenth, 1794:

GEORGE WASHINGTON,
Prefident of the United States.

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