Alexander Hamilton wrote in 1771 about money John Hancock owed his bosses

Michael E. Newton's Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years 400pxAs a fourteen-year-old in 1771 working for Nicholas Cruger in St. Croix, Alexander Hamilton wrote to John Wendell of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, “We are surprised Mr. [John] Hancock has not sent us the amount of Hancock & Wendell & paid you the Balance, which we requested so long ago.” [John Hancock would later become the President of Congress and Governor of Massachusetts.]

Supporting evidence and citations will be found in Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years.