In 1824 he set out for Mexico incognito, made an attempt to win back his throne, to which the military and doubtless popular suffrage had raised him. He was disappointed.
He was arrested on landing by his former partisans, and was shot with out pity and without loss of time at a place called San Antonio no Padilia.
The first attempt to throw off the Spanish yoke took place in 1840 under Hidalgo; the second in 1816, under Morales; the third in 1816, under Xayler Mina, (nephew of Espony Mina, of the Spanish war of independence,) who was also shot when taken prisoner; and in 1821, under Hurbide.
In 1824 Mexico established herself a Federal Republic; and how complete independence was attained after the victory over the Spanish army by the Mexican patriots in that year — how Mexico has gone on since--England, France, and Spain know too well.
[From the London Herald]
The intervention is bringing on already the evils which Earl Russell foresaw, and he resigns himsel