Written: Written on January 17 (30), 1918
Published: First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 58c-59a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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17. I. 1918
Please issue to the Commissar of the Finlandskaya Railway 25,000 rifles and 30 machine-guns, required for the protection of Russian soldiers in Finland against the atrocities of whiteguard bourgeois detachments.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars