V. I.   Lenin



Written: Written in August, not earlier than 11, 1920
Published: First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 413c.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Narrow Council:

Please consider the request (§ b in the Orgbureau partly), It should be complied with to a certain extent, for the struggle against illiteracy is a task more important than any other.



[1] This note was written on a letter dated August 11, 1920, addressed to the Chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars, V. I. Lenin, from I. Brikhnichev, head of the All-Russia Extraordinary Commission for Abolishing Illiteracy. It asked for cadres to strengthen the commission, premises for the work, means of transport, and food rations. Point “b” of the letter read: “ People are needed, some 10–15 skilled and unskilled staff workers. Can be summoned from the localities or mobilised in Moscow.”

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