Written: 4 November, 1922
First Published: Pravda No. 251, November 5, 1922; Published according to the original signed by Lenin
Source: Lenin’s Collected Works, 2nd English Edition, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1965, Volume 33, page 399
Translated: David Skvirsky and George Hanna
Transcription\HTML Markup: David Walters & R. Cymbala
Copyleft: V. I. Lenin Internet Archive (www.marx.org) 2002. Permission is granted to copy and/or distribute this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License
November 4 1922
From the bottom of my heart I thank you for your message of greetings and ask you to accept my gratitude and best wishes for success in your work.
V. Ulyanov (Lenin),
Chairman of the Council of People’s Commissars
 The Fourth All-Russia Congress of Statisticians was held in Moscow on November 3-12, 1922. Lenin was elected honorary chairman of the Congress and sent a telegram of greetings. His reply was read at the second sitting on November 5.