Written: Written on September 6, 1919
Published: Sent to Orel. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1975, Moscow, Volume 44, page 281c.
Translated: Clemens Dutt
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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The Politbureau of the C.C., after discussing the telegram from Trotsky, Serebryakov and Lashevich, endorsed the reply of the Commander-in-Chief and expresses surprise at attempts to revise the adopted basic strategic plan.
On behalf of the Politbureau of the C.C.,
 Written in reply to a telegram from Trotsky, Serebryakov and Lashevich of September 5, 1919, which in effect proposed altering the previously adopted plan of struggle against Denikin. On September 6, 1919, after discussing the telegram, the Politbureau of the C.C., R.C.P.(B.) adopted a decision “to endorse the draft reply of the Commander-in-Chief and to wire that the Politbureau is surprised at this question being raised again”. = (Collected Works, Fifth Ed., Vol. 51, p. 384.)