V. I. Lenin

Draft Decision for the C.P.C. on
The Setting Up of a Water Transport Management Board{1}

Written: March 4, 1918
Published: First published in 1933 in Lenin Miscellany XXI. Printed from the manuscript.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, 2nd English Edition, Progress Publishers, 1971, Moscow, Volume 42, page 66.2.
Translated: Bernard Isaacs
Transcription\Markup: D. Walters
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That comrades Milyutin, Shlyapnikov and Aprelev be charged with organising, not later than tomorrow, a Board in pursuance of § 3{2}, each special function to be handled by a specially authorised agent answerable to the Board as a whole and to the C.P.C.

That in pursuance of § 3 any six Board members at the choice of the Supreme Economic Council and representatives of the regional councils be replaced by representatives 01 the all-Russia trade unions.

That two comrades, one from the Water Transport Union and one from the S.E.C., shall be appointed immediately and report not later than tomorrow to Spunde in order to have the currency notes dispatched without delay.{3}


{1} The reference is to § 3 of the Decree Concerning the Administration of the Merchant Marine and Inland Water Transport adopted at a meeting of the C.P.C. on February 27, 1918 (see Decrees of the Soviet Government, Vol. I, Moscow, 1957, pp. 501-02).

{2} This refers to the allocation of funds for repair work on the Volga and Mariinsk system.


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