Margaret Manny

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Margaret Manny was a milliner in colonial Philadelphia who made flags for the United States during the American Revolution.

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Grand Union Flag

Manny began making jacks and ensigns for ships as early as December 1774.[1] She also supposedly made the Grand Union Flag, or Continental Colors, first flown by John Paul Jones aboard the Alfred on 3 December 1775. The "Declaration of Independence" was signed under the flag of the Grand Union.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leepson, 51

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