Letter of Patriarch Tikhon to the Council of People’s Commissars with protest against shooting of clerics Bishop Lavrenty of Balakhna and Archpriest Porfiryev in Nizhny Novgorod with a resolution of V.I. Lenin: “To Kursky for investigation.”
February 10, 1919.
Original. Typewritten text, signature – autograph of Patriarch Tikhon, resolution – autographs of V.I. Lenin and D.I. Kursky.