John F. Bacon
In March 1840, he was appointed U.S. Consul at Nassau, in the Bahamas, then a British crown colony, and remained on the post until November 1841. In 1844, he was Deputy New York State Treasurer.
In March 1846, he was again appointed U.S. Consul at Nassau, and remained on the post until 1850.
In July 1853, he was again appointed U.S. Consul at Nassau, and resigned the post in 1856.
- The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough (Weed, Parsons and Co., 1858; pg. 122–132)
- Niles' National Register (issue of March 28, 1840; pg. 51)
- Register of All Officers, Civil, Military, and Naval, in the Service of the United States (Washington D.C., 1843; pg. 7)
- Niles' National Register (issue of March 7, 1846; pg. 1)
- Appointments, etc. in NYT on July 23, 1853
- Death notice in The Historical Magazine (New York City, 1860; Vol. IV, pg. 157)
- Manual for the Use of the Legislature (1845; pg. 241)