Written: Written on December 31, 1920 Sent to London
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 52. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 64b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Krasin and Klyshko:
You are strongly requested to buy and bring over here a complete set of British and American popular manuals on practical electrical engineering. I support the request.
 Below Lenin made this addition: “Comrade Chicherin, will you please have this telegram sent off today, 31/XII. Yours, Lenin.”— Ed.—Lenin