First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV.
Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 287a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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30. IX. 1919
Deputy Chairmen, S.E.C.
Please forward to the appropriate department
1) the enclosed document with an instruction to let me know what precisely has been done in this sphere,
2) an inquiry as to what has been done to utilise the oil occurring (according to Kalinin) within 70 versts of Orenburg.
With comradely greetings,
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)
 This refers to A. S. Solovyov’s memo on “Ukhta Oil” sent to Lenin on September 23, 1919.
On this subject see also this volume, Document 14.