Written: Written on July 24, 1921
Published: First published in 1932 in Lenin Miscellany XX. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 224b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Has your squabble with the People’s Commissariat for Food been entirely eliminated? Every trace of it must be wiped out.
Write me about this.
I send you Babkin’s report with my remarks and proposals.
I hope your relations with Babkin have not been spoiled by this squabble.
On Wednesday, a number of precise and urgent measures for the autumn fishing season must be passed through the C.L.D.
Buy some of the things abroad if this cannot be avoided.
Phone me on Tuesday or Wednesday morning—you can do this from my office.
And what about the sale of caviar abroad?
With communist greetings,