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The Attempted Impeachment of Judge Lucas Flattery Smith by The Assembly of The State of California. Feb. 3, 1905 - March 19, 1905.

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In the Matter of the Investigation of Charges Against Honorable Lucas Flattery Smith, Judge of the Superior Court of the County of Santa Cruz, State of California, praying for his Impeachment.

Before a Special Committee of Investigation consisting of Assemblymen H. S. G. McCartney (Chairman), Thomas E. Atkinson, R. L. Beardslee, Aubrey M. Lumley, and John J. Burke.

In Three Volumes:

Volume I — Testimony on behalf of the Memorialists.

Volume II — Testimony on behalf of the Defendant.

Volume III — Testimony on behalf of Defense.

Ellsworth F. Duden, Court Reporter.

The volumes from which this transcription was made are from the Donald Younger Collection, MS59, Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz. Each volume bears a notation that they were presented to Charles B. Younger Jr., with the Compliments of Assemblyman “Hon. R. L. Beardslee.” They contain the Testimony of F. A. Hihn, Charles B. Younger, Sr. and Charles B. Younger, Jr., and many other prominent citizens of Santa Cruz County, including several members of the Santa Cruz County Bar.

Biographical Sketches of Persons Named in these Impeachment Transcripts are provided in Sections 7 & 8. Annotated, corrected, transcribed, and indexed by Stanley D. Stevens, Librarian Emeritus, University of California at Santa Cruz, 2021.

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