The Madras Port (now called Chennai Port) is more than 125 years old. The construction of this pier was a major step as previously, bringing people and goods to land via boats from large ships was treacherous.
Postmarked 19 Feb  and addressed to Mrs. A.L. Adams, 834 Second Ave., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.A. [Verso] “Febr. 15 - 1907. Dear cousins. We are busy in India and sensibly nearer the equator. After 3 days here we go through S. [South] India with 3 stops & in a week now will be in Ceylon. All going well. With love, Ernest"