Written: Written on July 15, 1919
Published: First published in 1959 in Lenin Miscellany XXXVI. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 264c-265a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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R.M.C., Western Front
Letter number one received.
Gittis leaves tomorrow, if he has not already done so. Sergo and Sollogub have left. Sergei Medvedev is sick. Smilga has issued instructions for more people to be given. Regarding the Southern Front, we are taking measures. Kamenev, Smilga, Gusev, Serebryakov are going there today.
Congratulations on the capture of Ekaterinburg.
 Lenin marked off the text of the telegram, except the first and last sentences, and wrote in the margin: “In code.”—Ed.