728. Loss of profits through delay.

Loss of profits is not an ordinary consequence of delay, and cannot be recovered unless the circumstances are brought to the carrier's knowledge at or before the date of the contract1. Where he has proper notice of circumstances which bring to his knowledge the fact that delay will naturally cause loss of profits, those profits are not too remote and may be recovered2. Where goods are lost, and in consequence the owner suffers pecuniary loss in respect of profits which he would have made by their use in the time which must elapse before the goods can be replaced,