An Account of a Savage Girl, Caught Wild in the Woods of Champagne
Caught WILD in the Woods of Champagne.
From the French of Madam H—t.
Containing several Particulars omitted in the Original Account.
Printed for A. Kincaid and J. Bell.
Prefixed to the French edition.
THE Mercury of France for the month of December 1731, makes mention of a young wild girl found in the wood of Songi near Chalons in Champagne. What follows is the most authentic account of her that I have been able to procure, as well from my conversations on different occasions with herself, as from the information of others who knew her before she began to speak French.