Written: Written on October 1, 1920
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 51. Printed from the typewritten text signed by Lenin.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, pages 440b-441a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Alexei Andreyevich Preobrazhensky is an old Party functionary who has worked on the railways for more than 20 years. At the present time he is Chief of the Administrative Service of the Samara-Zlatoust Railway. He is now 57–58 years old. He is extremely overworked and ill and needs a lengthy rest and treatment. Please give him 3 months’ leave with pay and rations.
His address: Samara railway station.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin)
Chairman, Council of People’s Commissars