Ware, Nathaniel A.
- David Gleeson
Ware, Nathaniel A. (1780 or 1789–1853), territorial secretary, banker, and author, was born in the Abbeville district of South Carolina, where he taught school and studied for the bar. Nothing is known about his parentage, and little else is known about his early life in South Carolina. He moved to Natchez, Mississippi Territory, in 1811 to practice law. The War of 1812 provided this newcomer with a chance for upward mobility. A vociferous supporter of the war, he obtained the rank of major as aide-de-camp to territorial governor ...