Written: Written not before October 25, 1922
Published: First published in 1959 in Lenin Miscellany XXXVI. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, page 424a.
Translated: Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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1) Further: the territory of the concession should be reduced, definitely ensuring to the R.S.F.S.R. a part of Ekibastuz that will be sufficient for the Urals (not less than one-fourth or one-sixth);
2) most important: the sums payable to Urquhart should be cut so that our receipts should not be deferred until 1934 (?).
3) What are these amendments for? For approximate directives to our agents?
 This document is written on Stalin’s note to the members of the Politbureau proposing addenda to the terms of the concession agreement with L. Urquhart.