English thief (1929-2013) best remembered for his role in the Great Train Robbery of 1963, his escape from prison two years later, and his subsequent life as a fugitive for 36 years. ALS, one page, 8.5 x 9.25, March 1995. Addressed from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a handwritten letter to Bill, in full: "Thanks for your letter—very interesting to see that you have dedicated your life to cleaning up after others!! Keep up the good work!" In fine condition, with light irregular toning.