Compensation is the fundamental principle............................ 1338

Compensation should be not the value of the contract, but of the performance of the contract.............................................. 1339

Exceptions to the principles of compensation.......................... 1340

Recovery for the plaintiff's preparations.............................. 1341

Value............................................................ 1342

Value to the plaintiff............................................... 1343

Proximate and natural consequences................................. 1344

Damages must be reasonably certain................................. 1345

Certainty of damage and certainty of amount of damage................ 1346

Illustrations of consequential damages allowed when the defendant had proper notice.................................................... 1347

Principle is applicable to partial breach............................... 1348

Unilateral and bilateral contracts.................................... 1349

Rule of damages where promises are dependent........................ 1360

Where the defendant's performance is due before the plaintiff's.......... 1351

Recovery of full value of defendant's performance where plaintiff's performance is of no value............................................... 1352

Avoidable consequences............................................ 1353

Replacement...................................................... 1354

When consequential damages are natural and proximate................ 1355

The rule of Hadley v. Baxendale..................................... 1356

Basis of the rule in Hadley v. Baxendale.............................. 1357