Written: Written on October 27, 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 454b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Please make use of Comrade Frankfurt’s presence in Moscow to arrange for a meeting to discuss the situation in the gold-mining industry in Siberia and measures for developing it.
Please give me the conclusions of the meeting for referring the matter to the Council of People’s Commissars or deciding it by way of an agreement among the departments, etc.
 The People’s Commissariat for Foreign Trade replied to Lenin that on October 28 and 29 a meeting had been held at the Chief Gold Board with representatives of the Urals and Siberia, at which practical measures were discussed for developing the gold and platinum industry.