Written: Written early in January 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 324a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Brichkina: that is not the way. It is not enough to send it to Tsyurupa. You must check and write down what reply has been sent and when.
 Written on a telegram from V. Yushin of Oshta village, Olonets Gubernia, who complained that the local authorities had requisitioned from him one of his three cows. Yushin pointed out that his family consisted of nine persons and his son was in the Red Army. Brichkina sent a copy of the telegram to Tsyurupa in the People’s Commissariat for Food.