Currently Being ModeratedNov 4, 2012 12:19 PM (in response to drjoan827)
Likely it is Mail or disk corruption.
Not certain, but this can fix myriad Mail problems...
Safe Boot from the HD, (holding Shift key down at bootup), it will try to repair your Disk Directory while the spinning radian is happening, so let it go, run Disk Utility in Applications>Utilities, then highlight your drive, click on Repair Permissions, then move this folder & file to the Desktop.
Move this Folder to the Desktop...
Move this file to the Desktop...
Note, in 10.5 & up /Users/YourUserName/Library/Caches/Mail/ may or may not exist.