Written: Written on August 23, 1921
Published: First published in part in 1958 in the book, V. I. Lenin. O sotsialisiicheskoi zakonnosti (1917–1922) (V. I. Lenin. On Socialist Legality). Published in full in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 53. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, pages 267c-268a.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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To Fotieva: Please ring up Rakosi (Secretary of the Communist International) and find out whether there is a written decision by the Executive Committee of the Communist International. See yourself that this is done; if need be send copies of the following to Rakosi, Radek, Unschlicht, Reinstein, arid to whomever else it may be necessary.
I have received Adolphe S. Carm’s English letter (“Dresden”, Room No. 37) bitterly complaining that he has been slandered over factional hostility by Hey wood, who has informed on him as a spy. He says the commission (of the Comintern) has cleared him, but though he has been released from prison, he is not being allowed to leave Russia, his letters have been confiscated, etc., etc.
He says that he is known to Boris Reinstein, the Swede Kilbom, the Finnish Communist Allan Wallenius and many others.
He says he is a delegate from the Socialist Labour Party of the United States.
 On Lenin’s manuscript there is this note by a secretary: “Talked with Comrade Rakosi: he promised to find out and give a written reply.” On September 9, 1921, I. S. Unschlicht, Deputy Chairman of the All-Russia Cheka, informed Lenin that in view of Adolphe Carm’s release, he was being allowed to leave the territory of the R.S.F.S.R., and his case had been quashed.