Letters of Marx and Engels 1848
Source: MECW Volume 38, p. 171;
Written: 24 April 1848;
First published: in Der Briefwechsel zwischen F. Engels und K. Marx, 1913.
A good many have already been subscribed for here, and we must shall probably soon be able to make a start.  But now you must without fail make demands on your old man and in general declare definitively what is to be done in Barmen and Elberfeld.
A prospectus (written by Bürgers ) [Bürgers, ‘Prospectus for the Founding of the Neue Rheinische Zeitung, later published in Das Westphälische Dampfboot, 17 May 1848], etc., has been sent from here to Hecker in Elberfeld.
Have you no address for Dronke? He must be written to forthwith.
Answer by return. I might come to your part of the world if things don’t look too fearsome with you.