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Second Project.This intended project of joining a grand naval Estabilshment at Bridge Town is proposed with the view of making the island of Barbados the chief point of all naval and military operations in time of War, to afford safe ports to ships in case of distress, pursuit of an enemy; and to contain most of the Merchant Vessels, trading in the West Indian Seas, in the Hurricane months; by which means, the Commerce of Barbados must we presume, increase greatly, and would certainly make Bridge Town, the Mart of the West Indies; it would also be the means of creating a New Source of Trade with Spanish America if proper Encouragement were given to Merchants who would forward the Establishment such a benificial Trade. by. Capt. F. de Barrallier. H.Q. 101st Regiment.

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