Just wondering if there is any way that icloud would be able to delete emails en masse from a non-apple/me/cloud email account. I seem to have no email prior to May 1 on an IMAP email account I have hosted elsewhere. Using Lion (of course) and the most current version of the Mail app and am referring to incoming email only.
"External" email accounts (e.g. google, yahoo, etc.) have no connection with iCloud. You set up accounts for these email services in the mail program and can do the usual things with them (view emails, move to folders, delete, etc.) but they are in now way related to iCloud.