Statistics for occurrence #1 of “W. R. Staples” in article 9 of The Daily Dispatch: April 13, 1861., [Electronic resource]:

...nounced himself a candidate for re-election to the Legislature. --Green James, Esq., editor of the Valley Sentinel, also announced himself a candidate. It is thought there will be others out. W. R. Staples , Union candidate for Congress to represent this district, was announced to speak here to-day, but was detained in Craig county by sickness. Quill.
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