A talented craftsman who wants to be considered an educated gentleman.
Nathaniel Hurd shows that, just like today, not everyone cares about politics. He went along with the current, but was never directly involved with any Patriot or Loyalist groups, or the military. One could say that he was married to his profession, because not only did he not get involved with politics, but he also never married! It is safe to say that he was a bit of an 18th century oddity.