The Tarikh-i-Sher Shahi (Urdu: تاریخ شير شاہ سوری) (history of Sher Shah) dating 1580 CE, is a historical work compiled by Abbas Khan Sarwani, a waqia-navis under Mughal Emperor Akbar, detailing the rule of Sher Shah Suri. The work was commissioned by Akbar to provide detailed documentation about Sher Shah's administration - Akbar's father Humayun had been defeated by Sher Shah.
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- Tarikh-i-Sher Shahi (1580). "Táríkh-i Sher Sháhí; or, Tuhfat-i Akbar Sháhí, of 'Abbás Khán Sarwání. CHAPTER I. Account of the reign of Sher Sháh Súr". Sir H. M. Elliot. London: Packard Humanities Institute. p. 77. Retrieved 2010-09-04.
- Abbas Khān Sarwānī and the Tuḥfa-yi Akbar Shāhī. A Critical Study, Rahim Raza, East and West, Vol. 33, No. 1/4 (December 1983), 174.
- Abbas Khān Sarwānī and the Tuḥfa-yi Akbar Shāhī. A Critical Study, Rahim Raza, East and West, 143.