Written: Written on April 6, 1917
Published: First published in 1923 in French in the book by Henri Guilbeaux, Wladimir Iljitsch Lenin, Berlin. Sent from Berne to Geneva. Printed from the book text. Translated from the French.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 36, page 430.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Leaving tomorrow midday for Germany. Flatten accompanying train, please come immediately, shall cover expenses. Bring Romain Rolland, if he agrees in principle. Do everything possible to bring Naine or Graber with you. Cable Ulyanov, Volkshaus.
 Lenin and a group of political émigrés left Switzerland on April 9, 1917 (see present edition, Vol. 24, pp. 27–29).