BOSTON – Locked up for life after 16 years of running, the bosonist boss in James Bond's "White" Bullger could not withstand the changing world around him.
The jail was nothing like his day at Alcatraz, with his "great look" and clear rules, Bulger said. And the former Irish Catholic Boston South Bull Territory, which he once terrorized, was now filled with "wealthy colleges living in expensive apartments."
"The world has changed … everything else, even the suburbs," writes Bulger
The letters that are sold on auction on Sunday, make it possible to see once the mighty and terrible gangster life behind the bars before being beaten to death at & # 39; mourned last year. Bulger wrote about the little excitement in life – "today we had an ice cream cone!" – and his treatment by others.
"Almost every time I go somewhere, the guys ask" she has an old timer, want a push "… or just grab the pens and start pushing" – wrote Bulger in a letter with a note In February 2015, "one the advantage is that we can go in the front of the chow-line, if in a wheelchair. "
The authorities claimed that two Mafiosi Massachusetts were being investigated for the murder of 89-year-old Bulger, but nobody was accused. His mortal hours after he was transferred to an alarming western state of Virginia, raised the question of why the famous "knocker" was placed in the general population instead of more sheltered housing.
said, although he insisted throughout the trial that he was not an informant, but actually paid the FBI for scoop on his enemies.
The auction house received letters from a man who says he was friends with Bulger when the Gentile Gangster for a short time was in the federal lock in Brooklyn after being convicted in 2013 for participating in 11 assassinations among other crimes .
This man, Timothy Glas, said that he took Balger under his wing and they were committing their criminal past. The glass mentioned how Bulger would sign autographs for those who asked, but tended to give a "deadly look" to guys who he did not like.
years. & # 39; He was wild, – said 55-year-old Screw, reports The Associated Press.
Glass was blocked for robbery and other allegations when he met with Bulger after having spent more than ten years in New York State for some crimes. They were not allowed to write to each other, therefore, after Bulger was transferred to another prisoner, Bulger sent letters to friends on the street who would send them to Glass, he said.
In the letters, Bulger complained about the cost of books ($ 32 for a book!), Cold weather ("All liberals like VP Gore made a state with their terrible people talking about" warming the planet "& # 39; 😉 and the media, which he called "part and parcel of corruption instead of public" watch dogs ".
He complained to his court session, sentenced the prosecutors to the agreements they had made with his former friends, and promised that his appeal would "create a rather disturbing". also mourned what he saw as unfair to his longtime girlfriend, Catherine Grieg, who was sentenced to eight years for helping Bulger to escape the delight.
"I played a rough game and took a rude approach, but I feel that Catherine was very cruelly treated," wrote Bullger.
He spoke for a long time about his time at Rock – Alcatraz – where the rules were "clear and understandable"
"Here," they "will be sold" to you by chocolate! At that time, nobody ever looked to profit from another convict, "he wrote." I look at those years and put on nostalgia. 19659005] Around some of the letters were pictures of Bulger as a young man or Alcatraz, and on the reverse side of one of the photographs – shooting in 196 In the 5th year when Bulger was released from prison and returned to Southern Boston – he wrote: "good old days."
With another letter, Bulger included a holiday card that he apparently made in 2015 with a message in the golden script: "I wish you peace and encouragement in New Year." Along with the merry greetings of Alktraz-Mulshot Bulger, his eyes piercing the blue eyes were narrowed and his eyebrows frowning.
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