Written: Written on September 12, 1921
Published: First published in 1965 in Collected Works, Fifth (Russian) Ed., Vol. 53. Printed from a text in a secretary’s hand.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 296a.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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It is absolutely necessary to develop a sense of “mutual assistance”, etc., both “within the class” and towards the working people of other classes.
With communist greetings,
 Written in reply to a letter from military commissar S. S. Danilov, of September 8, 1921, urging the need to develop a sense of “love, compassion and mutual assistance within the class, within the working people’s camp”.