First published (facsimile) in 1927 in Krasnoarmeyets No. 2 (95).
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 35, page 400.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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June 16, 1919
Frunze-Mikhailov, Commander of the Southern Group
Samara (or the present whereabouts of the Staff
of the Southern Group)
Eliava, Member of the Revolutionary Military Council
Please convey to the Uralsk comrades my warm greetings for the heroes of the fifty days’ defence of besieged Uralsk, and my request not to get down-hearted, and to hold out just a few more weeks. The heroic defence of Uralsk will be crowned with success.
Chairman, Defence Council
 Besieged Uralsk was relieved by the Red Army on July 11, 1919.