Written: Written on September 16, 1920
Published: First published in part on November 24, 1963, in Pravda No. 328. Published in full in 1955 in Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 51. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 433a.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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(After conferring with Sklyansky, a decision must be arrived at as quickly as possible and measures taken.)
P.S. Such documents should be sent direct to the Commissariat for Foreign Trade, to avoid loss of time.
 This note to Lezhava was written on a letter dated September 15, 1920, from Y. M. Dvorkin, Deputy Extraordinary Plenipotentiary of the Far Eastern Republic, who informed Lenin of Italian and French offers to sell motor lorries and motorcars of various makes to a total value of about 105,000 dollars.