First published in 1930 in Lenin Miscellany XIII.
Sent to Stuttgart.
Printed from the original.
Translated from the German.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 43, pages 360b-361a.
Translated: Martin Parker and Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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Poronin (Galizien), October 3, 1913
As a member of the Editorial Board of Iskra and Zarya, which, ten years ago, you rendered such valuable service, and as a representative of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party, which will never forget the fraternal assistance you gave it during this vital period of its upbuilding, I hasten to congratulate you most heartily on my own behalf and on behalf of the Central Committee of the Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party, on the occasion of your seventieth birthday.
I wish you long years of work for the benefit of inter national Marxism.
With Party greetings,
N. Lenin (Vl. Ulyanov)
Wl. Ulianow. Poronin (Galizien).