Written: Written January 8, 1917
Published: First published in 1958 in Voprosy Istorii KPSS No. 4. Sent from Zurich to Sceaux. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 43, page 596b.
Translated: Martin Parker and Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Dear M. N.,
I had just sent you a postcard about the pamphlet (in reply to yours) when I started receiving the money and have now received 500 frs. in 2 instalments, for which I thank you very much.
I have also received a formal answer (from the P.O.) that my manuscript on economics, which I sent you on 2.VII.1916, saisi l’autorité militaire!!!
Simply incredible!! Can anything be done about it, or is it hopeless?
Best regards and best wishes,
 This refers to the manuscript of the book Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism (present edition, Vol. 22, pp. 185–304).—Ed.
 Confiscated by the military authorities.—Ed.