Written: Written on April 9 or 10, 1921
Published: First published In 1932 in Lenin Miscellany XX. Printed from the text in M. K. Ammosov’s hand with Lenin’s corrections and additions.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 119b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Presidium of the Conference of the Poor,
Comrade Lenin has asked me to convey his greetings to your conference. Comrade Lenin expresses the hope that the toiling masses [the poor] of Yakutia liberated from the tsarist oppression, and who are being emancipated from enslavement by the toyons, will awaken, and with the help of the Russian workers and peasants will take the way of [communism] full consolidation of the power of the working people themselves.
Member of the All-Russia Central Executive Committee
I agree with the indicated corrections.
 Below that the following had been written by Lydia Fotieva and crossed out by Lenin: “Ammosov requests permission to send this telegram.”—Ed.
 Lenin’s corrections are in heavy Roman type.—Ed.
 The telegram was in reply to a message of greetings received by the C.P.C. on April 9, 1921, from the Yakutsk Conference of the Poor (Second Churapchinsk Non-Party Conference).
 Toyons—Yakut princelings (tribal chiefs).