First published in 1959 in Lenin Miscellany XXXVI.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 96b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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30. V. 1918
The Editors of Izvestia
The bearers are representatives of the Yelets Soviet. Will you please publish an interview with them in the newspaper. It is a model uyezd as regards good order, registration of cultivated estates and their economy, and as regards suppression of the bourgeoisie.
With comradely greetings,
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)