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Answer: The quote presented in the question has errors. Corrected, the quote is from Thomas Jefferson, in a Sept. 20, 1810 letter to John Colvin see:,%201810).pdf ) The corrected quote should read, according to 5 sources (including the one above): "The laws of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation. To lose our country by a scrupulous adherence to the written law, would be to lose law itself, . .." Thomas Jefferson

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