First published in 1931 in Lenin Miscellany XVIII.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 132a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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16. VIII. 1918
Sereda, People’s Commissar
It is extremely important to organise things in such a way that all grain surpluses without exception are collected and dispatched in one volost after another. Do not grudge machines and bonuses for exemplary volosts. Inform us of the total amount of surpluses and which volost will prove to be the first to collect all surpluses in full.