Note 3
Note from 'Decision To Write A History' chapter from 'Memoirs Of My Life And Writing' by Gibbon

His name was Baker, a Jesuit, and one of the chaplains of the Sardinian Ambassador. Mr. Gibbon's conversion made some noise; and Mr. Lewis, the Roman Catholic bookseller of Russell Street, Covent Garden, was summoned before the Privy Council, and interrogated on the subject. This was communicated by Mr. Lewis's son (1814). — Sheffield

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