Written: Written in December 1920
Published: First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 65b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Have you received Semashko’s order?
I beg you to do your utmost and to report to me every week on the actual results, what has been done.
 A reference to N. A. Semashko’s assignment to V. D. Bonch-Bruyevich to organise a committee for setting up sanitary checkpoints at Moscow railway stations to handle the trainloads of demobilised Red Armymen.