N. Krupskaya


To Lenin’s Sister Anna

Written: 24 August, 1910. Letter sent from Pornic, France
Published: First published in Fourth Edition of the Collected Works.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1977, Moscow, Volume 37, page 608.
Translated/Edited: George H. Hanna and Robert Daglish.
Transcription/Markup: D. Walters
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Anna Ilyinichna Yelizarova,Z
cjo Yekaterina Lesonen,
Leppeneno Village,
Terijoki Station, Finland Railway,

August 24

Dear Anya,

I have received your letter and passed it on. Slikurka[V. I. Lenin.—Editor.] left[This refers to Lenin’s trip to Copenhagen for the Eighth Congress of the Second International.—Editor.] yesterday, and Mother and I are thinking of staying here till mid-September. It’s really rather nice here. I embrace you fondly, MA. as well, if she has not left. Best regards from Mother.