V. I.   Lenin



Published: First published in 1932 in Lenin Miscellany-XX. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, pages 135c-136a.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Comrade Gorbunov:

I must call your attention to the extreme disorder in our office. The attached telephone message shows that it   was sent out on 24/IV (hour?)
and received at 11.25 on 25.IV.
(i.e., the telephone message took 11 hours to arrive!)
I received it
at 12.00 on 26/IV.
This is most outrageous!

I propose that you should conduct right away a full and thorough investigation to find out who is to blame, and give me the facts. The office routine should be reviewed and renewed.

V. Ulyanov (Lenin)
Chairman, C.P.C.


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