[2]   Martin F. Conway of Lawrence, Kansas, first U.S. representative from Kansas, who did not take his seat in Congress until the admission of Kansas in 1861. Lincoln also wrote to Conway on March 4, letter not extant, and Conway replied on March 16 that ``no one whose favor is of any value, amongst us, will feel otherwise than pleased with your presence at our Convention.'' (DLC-RTL)

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