V. I. Lenin

Confiscation of Seeds from the Kulaks by the Poor Peasants’ Committees

Written: Written in August, 1918
Published: First published in 1931 in Lenin Miscellany XVIII. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 2nd English Edition, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, page 107.2.
Translated: Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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Ought we not add?

let the Committees of Poor Peasants confiscate seed grain from the kulaks, and in any case, if confiscation is now impossible, the rich farmers should subsequently be made to supply the seeds that will temporarily be taken for the poor out of the grain stocks of the former landed estates.{1}


{1} It has not been possible to establish what document this proposal refers to.

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