William W. Henry Biography

William Wirt Henry (February 14, 1831–December 5, 1900) was a Virginia lawyer, politician, historian, and writer. He was a prominent biographer of his grandfather, Patrick Henry. William Henry served in both houses of the Virginia General Assembly.


Character and public carrer of Patrick Henry. Richmond, 1867.

The settlement at Jamestown. Richmond, 1882. 

Sir Walter Ralegh: the settlements at Roanoke and voyages to Guiana. Boston and New York, 1884-89.

Patrick Henry; life, correspondence and speeches. 3 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1891.

The causes which produced the Virginia of the Revolutionary period. Washington, 1892.