handwritten on the letterhead of the “Association des Fédéralistes Anarchistes (A. F. A.) / Sécretariat”]
9 May 1929
My dear comrade,
This morning I received the copy of “En U.R.S.S.” to which was attached a note by Voline.
No, the reason for the non-appearance of the previous chronicle [la chronique] is not its publication in “Libertaire”.
Rather it is entirely due to the lack of space.
For more or less the last two months, we had on the back burner the articles of Spielman (on Tunisia), and Souchy (on Germany).
At the moment, only Spielman’s article remains to be published.
The first part of “En U.R.S.S.” (first sent on March 29 1929) will probably appear next week.
We’re glad to make all your collaborators happy, not to mention all our readers!
I hope that you will not be too hard on us because of this long delay given the limited format of “Voix Libertaire”.
Fraternal greetings to everyone.
P. S. To save time, don’t send your mailings by registered post.
René Darsouze (1876-1962), a typesetter by trade, was the editor-in-chief of “Voix Libertaire”, the organ of the AFA.
Translated by: Malcolm Archibald.