Mac Mail, can't move to Trash : error "227845.emlx" couldn't be copied to "Messages" because an item with the same name already exists.

this just started popping up last weekend? Any ideas?
Mac Mail on Mtn Lion.
POP email acct
No changes to settings in Months
thanks.

if it has something to do with moving my Applications folder away from the SSD drive and to the HD drive
HI ...
Absolutely.
Apps must be stored in the Applications folder on the startup disk they were downloaded to.
It's not a permissions issue. 

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