Written: Written on June 8, 1918
Published: First published in 1931 in Lenin Miscellany XVIII. Printed from a text written in an unknown hand corrected and signed by V. I. Lenin.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 35, page 335.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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You are instructed to carry out immediately and without question all orders and instructions of People’s Commissar Stalin, extraordinary plenipotentiary of the Council of People’s Commissars.
Transmit to Stalin: copies of all his orders and instructions must be sent immediately to Nizhni-Riverside, Volga Regional Authority.
Contents of this telegram to be passed on at once to all districts.
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars