Written: Written between November 14 and 24, 1921
Published: First published in 1945 in Lenin Miscellany XXXV. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Second Printing, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, page 363b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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I propose an addendum raising the penalty
 This document was written in connection with the drafting of a decree of the Council of People’s Commissars “On Penalties for False Denunciations”. The decree was signed by Lenin on November 24, and published in Izvestta on December 1, 1921. Lenin’s addenda were included in the text of this decree (see Collection of Statutes and Decrees of the Workers’ and Peasants’ Government”, 1921, No, 77, p. 787).