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This original color design sketch by Peter Krag shows the flag and seal for the Republic of Texas. It was approved on January 25, 1839, and signed on the top by Mirabeau Lamar, President of the Republic of Texas; John M. Hansford, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives; and David Burnet, President of the Texas Senate.


Lone Star Flag Design by Peter Krag, January 25, 1839

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Design of the Lone Star Flag, by Peter Krag

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Prints and Photographs Collection #1974/66-1. Original drawing by Peter Krag  of design for Republic of Texas flag and seal, approved 1/25/1839. Records of the Legislature, 3rd Congress, Regular Session, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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