V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written January 12, 1913
Published: First published in 1964 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 48. Sent from Cracow to Paris. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, [1977], Moscow, Volume 43, pages 327b-328a.
Translated: Martin Parker and Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Dear L. B.,

I am writing at the meeting. It’s going wonderfully. It will be no less significant than the 1912 January Conference. There will be resolutions on all important issues, unity included.

We are all terribly sorry you are not here and have not been able to come.

I am sending the 1st resolution. For the time being keep it a secret; only get the backing ...[1] some of the Bolsheviks, who can hold their tongues.

A happy New Year,

All the resolutions are being adopted unanimously....

Gigantic success!

We shall be through in 2–3 days.


[1] Manuscript partly damaged. Here and further several words illegible.—Ed.

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