First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 163c-164a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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I think there has been enough celebrating. It is ludicrous!
We shall “celebrate” 14. XII by a nice, correct, skilful, rapid merger of the Co-operative Bank with the State Bank.
19. XI. 1918
 This note is Lenin’s reply to an inquiry asking his opinion about the proposal of the Manager of the Northern Regional Branch of the National (State) Bank to celebrate December 14—the anniversary of the promulgation of the decree nationalising private banks.