The Lansingburgh Gazette says the state sloop lock below that village, is in full operation and many sloops and canal boats daily pass it. On Friday and Saturday, thirty-three canal boats and four sloops went through.—Ib.
Onondaga Gazette. October 8, 1823: 3 col 2.
Repairs are now being made at the Sloop Lock. This is right—better late than never. Our boatmen have waited long and patiently to have this business attended to, and now the work is commenced, we hope it will be done up in a thorough manner.
Lansingburgh Democrat. October 24, 1850: 2 col 3.
The sloop lock between Troy and Lansingburgh needs the most thorough repairs. A new set of gates and other important repairs will be indispensable to its use the coming season, as well as to the safety of the structures. The repairs to the Troy dam have progressed well through the past season, and if prosecuted successfully another year, will render it a safe and permanent structure. A new towing path bridge has been erected across the mill race at the head of the sloop lock. This will be a great convenience, as well as security to those navigating this portion of the State Canals, and it is believed that the increasing business of Lansingburgh and Waterford, will justify at an early day, the building of a towing path for some distance along the bank of the Hudson river, to facilitate the navigation between Troy and Waterford.
“Canal Commissioners Report.” Troy Daily Whig. March 11, 1852: 2 col 3.
The repairs making at the State Sloop Lock, are subjecting our merchants and business men to a great inconvenience. All the freight for this place has to be brought up by teams—We learn that the lower gates have been put in, and that boats will be passed in, in about two weeks time.
Lansingburgh Democrat. September 14, 1854: 2 col 4.
The repairs at the Sloop-Lock have been completed, consequently the embargo upon our navy has been raised, and vessels begin to arrive in large numbers, much to the satisfaction of our coal dealers.
Lansingburgh Democrat. October 12, 1854: October 12, 1854: 2 col 4.