Bustamante, without political strength or party, retains a military command.
As Bustamante advanced towards the coast his army melted away.
April 21 a general amnesty for political offences was declared in the vain hope of producing harmony (76to Bustamante, Apr. 21).
In 1718 Governor Bustamante reoccupied Zamboanga for the purpose of waging war against piracy.
Bustamante remained president until 1832, when a counter revolution, led by Santa Anna, drove him from power.
Bustamante immediately took steps to re-organize the government and to place the finances of the colony on a sound footing.
Bustamante seems to have vexed the Yucatecos by unwise interference in the commercial and industrial interests of the country.
Bustamante expressed an apparently sincere desire to do justice to all.
General Bustamante was chosen vice president, and the government again resumed its operation under the federal system of 1824.
This meant that Bustamante should recede from his position, remove all the oidores from prison, and accept them as an audiencia.