Written: Written on May 5, 1921
Published: First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV. Sent to Yekaterinoslav. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 138b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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I request you to issue orders to the command personnel of the Mounted Army and check up specially that during the Mounted Army’s march all-round assistance should be given to local food supply bodies, in view of the need for urgent and swift assistance in grain to Moscow.
 At the top, Lenin wrote: “Comrade Sklyansky: Please, have this sent in code and returned to me. 5/V. Lenin.”—Ed.
 In a reply telegram received by Lenin on May 6, 1921, K. Y. Voroshilov said: “Have received your No. 108/III. All the necessary instructions have been given. Strict fulfilment of your assignment will be seen to” (Central Party Archives of the Institute of Marxism-Leninism of the C.P.S.U. Central Committee).