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Joseph Poulter Leary, pictured, was the first printer in Palmerston North, and the proprietor of the “Manawatu Times’, the first newspaper to be printed in town 1875. By 1879 Leary had sold 'The Times” to J B Dungan, and carried on his printing business. J P Leary was a brother to Richard Leary, the first chemist in Palmerston North. J P Leary died in Palmerston North in 1921.

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2009N_Bc1_BUI_2298
Title
J. P. Leary's printing office, The Square
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bc 1
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Coolstore

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Palmerston North
Date
circa 1884

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Palmerston North City Library

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