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This being done, he again met Lee, who was doing nothing, like one in a private capacity; and, finding in him no disposition to retrieve his character, When Botta's admirable history of our war of independence was translated into English, John Brooks of Massachusetts, who, on the day at Monmouth, was Lee's aide-de-camp, and on the trial was one of his chief witnesses, very emphatically denied the statement, that Lee had done good service on the field after meeting with Washington. Remarks of John Brooks on the battle of Monmouth; written down by J. Welles. Compare Autograph Memoirs of Lafayette. Steuben: I found General Lee on horseback before a house. Doctor Machenry: The General [Lee] was on horseback, observing to a number of gentlemen who were standing around, that it was mere folly to make attempts against the enemy. Hamilton: I heard no measures directed, nor saw any taken by him [Lee], &c. The words of Lee are clear; he says he regarded himself as reduced to a privat