The History of the St. James Hotel Cimarron, New Mexico is a detailed historical account of this Old West Hotel on the Santa Fe Trail. 26 killings are said to have occurred in the saloon and 17 can be verified in the book. Clay Allison, Bat Masterson, Buffalo Bill Cody, John Chisum, Mace Bowman, Jesse James, Wyatt Earp, all stayed at the St. James Hotel along with many other western notables.
A detailed history of the founding family and the original proprietor, Henry Lambert, and his incredible life is also documented. Along with the history of Lambert's Saloon & Inn and its transformation into the historical St. James Hotel.