Written: Written on August 16, 1921
Published: First published in 1933 in Lenin Miscellany XXIII. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 256a.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Please return all this with your opinion in a couple of words.
I find Vashkov’s reply unsatisfactory. Perhaps we should send a telegram from the C.L.D.: to all gubernia executive committees for their electrical departments, etc.
Do not fail at once to appoint two or three responsible persons for submitting to the Electrotechnical Congress in X. 1921 full statistics on electric-power stations with data on the time of their establishment, number of kilowatts, fuel, consumption, arrangement of lectures or readings at the stations, etc.
I think we should send this, shouldn’t we?
 See Document 327 of this volume.—Ed.
 A reference to the reply from N. N. Vashkov, head of the S.E.C.’s Electrical Department, to Lenin’s telephone message of August 1, 1921.