Written: Written on January 30 (February 12), 1818
Published: First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 62b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Petrol shortage threatens to bring the mines to a standstill; it will be impossible to pump out the water. We urgently ask you, if there is the slightest military possibility, to send all petrol to the mines, at the disposal of the Kharkov Regional Economic Council, 27 Sumskaya.