Printed from a typewritten copy.
Source: Lenin's Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1976, Moscow, Volume 45, page 608b.
Translated: Yuri Sdobnikov
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Comrades Mdivani, Makharadze and others
Copy to Comrades Trotsky and Kamenev
I am following your case with all my heart. I am indignant over Orjonikidze’s rudeness and the connivance of Stalin and Dzerzhinsky. I am preparing for you notes and a speech.
March 6, 1923
 See Note 765.
Lenin was unable to prepare the letter and the speech on the “Georgian question”. On March 10, 1923, there was an acute deterioration in his condition.
This letter is the last document dictated by Lenin.