First published on February 23, 1938, in Pravda No. 53.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 296b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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19. X. 1919
Goldberg, Commander of the Reserve Army
Have you received enough men for forming military units? Is the work going well? Are all the local functionaries helping you zealously? Read this telegram to them. Reply yourself and let them reply to me as well.
Chairman, Council of Defence
 The text of the telegram from the word “men” to “zealously” was marked off by Lenin and he wrote “In code” in the margin.—Ed.