Raimo, J.W. Bio. dir. of Amer. colonial and revolutionary governors 1607-1789, 1980 ( Henry, Patrick; member Va. House of Burgesses; attended Continental Congress; served in American Revolution; member Va. legislature; Va. governor 1776-79 and 1784-86; b. 5/29/1736; d. 6/6/1799)
Virginia. Governor (1776-1779 : Henry). Williamsburg, August 6, 1778. Sir, By the resolutions of Congress which accompany this ... to relieve the distresses of many worthy citizens of this state, 1778.
Wikipedia, July 12, 2013 (Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736-June 6, 1799); American attorney, planter and politician who became known as an orator during the movement for independence in Virginia in the 1770s. A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from 1776 to 1779 and from 1784 to 1786; born Hanover County, Colony of Virginia; died Brookneal, Virginia, U.S.)