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Letter from Hugh Gwyn to Robert Gwyn

Letter from Hugh Gwyn to Robert Gwyn
Chatham Hill, Virginia, April 14th, 1903, Dear bro R (Richard), I have a letter from Martin about some land. Now I don't understand just how it is, but from what I do know I don't think you are doing just as you would like to be done by. I and I think all of the heirs have been very liberal with you and we still inclined to be. M you know is a bro old and not very ight like myself. So I amafraid the heirs will censor you more??a?s land will profit you. I think any of them would willing give him the ash that might be coming to them from the sale of the of the land in question. I enclose a letter from Sis Jennie was expressive herself. Some time ago about the same way, have not heard from her. You must not think now that I wish you to give M any thing or accuse you of doing wrong by him. Nor do I want any of the balance to think so, but you know how these things are. Martin says has employed council. I don't think I would like to have the offence aired out. I only write this so you might see how this is looked at with to ??????? of hurting your feelings or making you feel badly in any way. Your bro, H. G.
-Hugh Gwyn, born 1804, died 1885, wife - Rosamond Dickerson
-Moved to Mount Airy in 1850
-Home was on the Piper's Gap Road four miles from Mount Airy
-Home was called Idle Wilde
-Hugh and Rosamond had ten children
-One of Hugh's sons was Richard Littleton Gwyn
-Richard Littleton Gwyn was the only child that stayed in Mount Airy
-Richard married Letitia Hollingsworth Gwyn and stayed at Idle Wilde
-Richard and Letitia had eight children
- Imogene (Genie) Gwyn (single),
-Joseph (Joe) Hollingsworth Gwyn who married Blanche Holt, as a young man he operated Gwyn Drug store and ran the nearby White Sulphur Springs Hotel, he died in 1975 at the age of 93,
-Annie Gwyn who married Thomas D. Gilliam and they had three children Nancy Gilliam, Betsy Gilliam and Thomas D. Gilliam Jr.,
-Hugh Gwyn,
-Letitia Gwyn who married William Simpson,
-Richard Reginald Gwyn,
-May Gwyn who married William Ashby,
-Elma Gwyn who married Robert E. Ashby and they had two children
-Next Idle Wilde's ownership fell to Richard Reginald Gwyn and Robert and Emma Gwyn Ashby and Genie Gwyn
-In the 1970's the house stood empty for the first time in 120 years
-It later burned

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