address seems to have been a little premature, judging by the events that were soon to transpire.
Following the restoration of order on the northern frontier, Canalizo established a garrison at Mier under Colonel Francisco Pavón and stationed other troops across the river to obstruct the passage of Texans into Mexico. Manuel de la Fuente was placed in command of a small body of troops on the east bank of the Río Grande to protect Laredo. Other garrisons were stationed at Lampazos, Agua Leguas, and Villa de Aldama at the mouth of the Cañon de Sabinas. Pedro de Ampudia succeeded Arista as commandant general ad interim of the Department of Tamaulipas in September when the latter was named commandant general of the Departments of Coahuila and Nuevo León.
120. La Concordia, Oct. 12, 1839.
121. La Concordia, Dec. 14, 1839; Mariano Arista to the Inhabitants of Tamaulipas, Tampico, Sept. 11, 1839, in Gaceta de Tamaulipas, Sept. 21, 1839, announcing his transfer and the appointment of Pedro de Ampudia as Commandant General; La Brisa, Oct. 4, 1839.