First published in 1962 in French in Cahiers du Monde Russe et Soviétique No. 4.
First published in Russian in 1964 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 47.
Sent from Geneva to Brussels.
Printed from a photo copy of the original.
Translated from the French.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 43, page 186b.
Translated: Martin Parker and Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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My friends write me from Brussels that I am expected there shortly for the session of the International Socialist Bureau.
I should be very much obliged if you could let me know whether this is so or not. Could you [tell me] exactly (or at any rate [approximately]), when the next session of the Bureau is to take place. I shall soon have to go for a few weeks to Italy, and therefore it is very important for me to know whether I will be needed in Brussels.
Accept, dear comrade, my fraternal greetings.
 Manuscript partly damaged. Words in square brackets have been inserted as context suggests.—Ed.