Written: 8 June, 1914. Letter sent from Krakow
Published: 1931, First published in Lenin’s Letters to Relatives.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1977, Moscow, Volume 37, page 621-622.
Translated/Edited: George H. Hanna and Robert Daglish.
Transcription/Markup: D. Walters
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Her Excellency Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova,
Samarin’s House, Apt. 3,
Moskovskaya Street, Vologda,
Dear Maria Alexandrovna,
How are you keeping?
Mother is poorly all the time, her heart troubles her. This year she has frequently suffered from [palpitation],[A corner of the postcard has been torn off and the words in brackets have been filled in by the editor according to the sense—Editor] and because of her ill [ness and] the rain she is in a bad [mood].
[We are] travelling. I have made a [discovery]-Based ow’s disease gets a lot [better] from excursions into the mountains, but in such weather I cannot, of course, go anywhere. By the way, the disease has not made itself very much felt this year. That is all. Again I embrace you.