Robert Schumann, like Mendelssohn and Mozart, wrote his symphonies at an age when most longer-lived composers, are just beginning to mature and wrote only a few truly great ones. After four years at a private school, the boy entered the Zwickau Gymnasium high school in and remained there for eight years. He began his musical education at the age of six, studying the piano. In he came under the musical influence of the Austrian composer Franz Schubert and the literary influence of the German poet Jean Paul Richterand in the same year he composed some songs.
Soon after his birth, the family moved to Cookstown and then settled in Toronto where Harrison received his education. Harrison began his law studies with the Toronto firm of Robinson and Allan when he was 17 and completed them in the office of Crawford and Hagarty. He was called to the bar of Upper Canada inand in became a qc.
Harrison left this position to go into private practice with James Paterson, and they were later joined by Thomas Hodgins and then John Bain. Harrison was a successful lawyer and rapidly acquired a brilliant reputation. His connection with the Crown Law Department had provided him with important contacts, and the firms he was associated with frequently acted as agents for crown business.
Harrison was often himself a counsel for the crown.
During the Fenian trials in —67, he and John Hillyard Cameron conducted most of the cases for the crown. He was also an eminent author in the field, contributing works of learning and practical value.
He began writing as an year-old law student and published A digest of reports of all cases. Although for most of his career he was involved in jurisprudence, Harrison did serve in other positions at various times.
In he was appointed one of the arbitrators to decide the northwestern boundary of Ontario. He also managed to entertain a brief political career, serving as an alderman for Toronto in and and as the representative for Toronto West in the House of Commons, — Preferring to devote himself to his extensive legal practice, he did not stand as a candidate in the election.
As a member, he was chairman of the Committee on Miscellaneous Private Bills for two sessions. He was associated with several measures of some importance, including bills for amending the law as to stamping promissory notes and bills of exchange and for the collection of criminal statistics.
He was a strong supporter of the extension and consolidation of the dominion, and to this end favoured the widening and deepening of canals and the building of railways.
Because of his interest in the latter, he became a director of the Toronto, Grey, and Bruce Railway in He was a Conservative and a staunch supporter of Macdonald.
Harrison was the editor of The Common Law Procedure Act; and other acts relating to the practice of the superior courts of common law; and the rules of court Toronto, ; 2nd ed. Robinson Toronto, ; The new municipal manual for Upper Canada, containing notes of decided cases. Toronto, ; 2nd ed.
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