First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 182b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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5. I. 1919
Ryabinin, Chairman, general meeting of workers
Gorkino, Northern Railway
The delegates may come whenever they like, I shall try to see them personally, but if I cannot, then it will be through the secretary.
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars
 Lenin sent this telegram in reply to the following telegram he received from Gorkino station on January 4, 1919: “Lenin, C.P.C., Moscow. We office staff and workers of Gorkino station, Northern Railway, at a general meeting have found it necessary to ask you to allow us to send our delegates to you in order to express our urgent needs. Please notify us whether you agree to receive them, and when Ryabinin, chairman of the general meeting, Nesterekhin, secretary” (Lenin Miscellany XXXV, p. 51).