V. I.   Lenin



Published: First published in 1933 in Lenin Miscellany XXIV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 311b-312a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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21. XI. 1919

Comrade Yenukidze,

Will you please give instructions for a little extra food to be supplied in general (and that mentioned below in particular) to the following comrades:

The first has come to help the Soviet government. He is our guest. Assistance is essential.

The second is a founder of Finnish Social-Democracy. An old man. The Finns helped us very considerably before 1905. It is now our duty to help them:

1) Keeley, an American engineer, who has come to help the Soviet government
(in particular, sugar, chocolate, confectionery).
Hotel National, No. 321.

2) Ursin (founder of Finnish Social-Democracy).
Hotel Metropole, No. 471
(in particular, butter).



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