Google pointed me at Amazon - looks as though it is still available.
Note, seems to be Betsey not Betsy so maybe that's why you didn't find
Work: A Story of Experience (Penguin Classics) (Paperback)
by Louisa May Alcott, Joy S. Kasson (Introduction) "Aunt Betsey, there's
going to be a new Declaration of Independence..." (more)
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> Can the collective wisdom of the list give me a source for this quote
> book by Louisa M Alcott, please? I'm sure it's not Little Women. The
> is that I got it off an internet quotes site which didn't name the
> now I want to use it, I need source and date:
> 'Aunt Betsy, there's going to be a new Declaration of Independence'
> 'Bless and save us, what do you mean, child?'
> 'I mean that being of age I'm going to take care of myself and not be
> burden any longer... I don't intend to wait... but like the people in
> fairy tales,
> travel away into the world and seek my fortune...I'm old enough to
> of myself, and if I'd been a boy, I should have been told to do it
> Pat Pinsent