First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 149a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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18. IX. 1918
The bearer, Comrade Mikhail Nikolayevich Sanayev, Chairman of the Sergach Uyezd Party Committee (and member of the E.C.), has very interesting things to tell about the class struggle in the countryside and the Poor Peasants’ Committees.
It is extremely important that such factual material from the local areas should appear in the newspaper (there is far too much of “generalities”). Will you please take down what the comrade says and publish it.
With comradely greetings,
 Evidently a slip of the pen: the person concerned was Mikhail Ivanovich Sanayev.—Ed.