Salīm-Allāh, Munšī (fl. ca. 1178/1764)
Salīm-Allāh served as munšī
(secretary) to the governor of Bengal in the latter half of the 12th/18th century and later as munšī
to Henry Vansittart, the East India Company Governor of Bengal from. Salīm-Allāh is mostly known for his work, Tavārīḫ
, completed ca. 1178/1764. Tavārīḫ-i Bangālā
is a history of the last five Mughal governors of Bengal from 1107/1695-6 to 1169/1756.