First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 50.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 159b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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I earnestly request the Board of Properties of Moscow’s People’s Palaces to gratify the request of the Children’s Homes Department of the People’s Commissariat for Social Security.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)
 Written on the letter of head of the Children’s Homes Department of the People’s Commissariat for Social Security A. I. Ulyanova-Yelizarova to the Board of Properties of Moscow’s People’s Palaces asking for pillows, blankets and bed-linen needed for orphanages to be evacuated from Moscow to the grain-growing provinces because of the famine.
Lenin’s directive was carried out.