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In the short story Have You Got Everything You Want?, Mrs Rossiter is a woman who met Edward Jeffries at a hotel in the West Indies some years before the events in the story. One night at the hotel, she had knocked on Edward's door and asked to spend the night in his room in order to take refuge from her violent husband. This later turned out to be a scam and she started to blackmail him when it became known that he was about to marry. This blackmail continued for some time and eventually led to the theft of of the jewels of Elsie Jeffries which formed the main plot of the story.

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