|Order Books, Deed Books and Will Books found in the offices of the Clerk of Court and Probate Judge of Edgefield County. They throw light upon the genealogy and business transactions of the Tillman family.|
|Records of Land Grants in the office of the Secretary of State of South Carolina and the Records of Militia Service in the office of the Secretary of the Historical Commission of South Carolina. They throw light upon the Tillman ancestry.|
|Tillman, Benjamin R., Letters. Tillman Library, Trenton, and State Capitol, Columbia. There is no collection of Tillman letters. Tillman seldom kept copies. Use has been made of the few found among the Tillman papers and those gathered from his correspondents. The correspondence of the governors of South Carolina was, by order of Governor Blease, thrown in a huge pile in the basement of the State Capitol, from which position no one has seen fit to recover it. Such letters of Governor Tillman as could be gleaned from this confusion have been utilized.|
| Tillman, Benjamin R., Manuscripts. Tillman Library,
This material is characterized by frank confessions.
While it contains inaccuracies, the papers are sprightly
and full of keys to motives. They are:|