Written: Written on January 13, 1919
Published: First published in 1942 in Lenin Miscellany XXXIV. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 187b.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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The first intelligent report. Find out who Pashkov is, write to the People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs that I welcome this first intelligent report, I thank Pashkov, and demand the same from others.
 Lenin wrote this instruction to the secretary on a telegram to the Council of Defence from Pashkov, Chief of the Railway Militia of a district in Tula Gubernia, who reported on the progress of snow clearing on the railway, and gave factual data on the number of workers and carts engaged in this work.