102. Nuisance, negligence and trespass distinguished.

Some varieties of nuisance closely resemble acts classed under the head of trespass1. The distinction between the two is that in trespass the immediate act which constitutes the wrong causes an injury to the sufferer's person or damage to his property or amounts to dispossession, whereas in nuisance the act itself often does not directly affect the person or property of another, but has consequences which become or are prejudicial to his person or property