Student or Learner
"Once in the cellar, the thieves have but one way to escape." whispered Holmes. "Back through the house. I hope that you have done what I asked you, Mr.Jones?"
"I have an inspector and two officers waiting at the front door."
"I shall stand behind this box. When I flash a light upon them, close in swiftly" Holmes said...
Is this "have" a causative verb like "let" or the meaning of "possess"?
You could argue for either, but I don't think it's necessary.